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Over a quarter of a million Jordanians visited Turkey by end of June

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AMMAN — More than a quarter of a million Jordanians traveled to Turkey in the first six months of this year, according to a local news outlet.اضافة اعلان

According to data from the Turkish ministry of tourism, the number of Jordanian visitors in the said period reached 272,676, an increase of 88 percent over the same period of 2021, when the number of Jordanian travelers stood at 145,065.

Jordanians constituted 1.18 percent of the total number of visitors to Turkey in the first six months of 2022, which stood at about 23 million.

According to the same statistical bulletin, 93,658 Jordanians visited Turkey during the month of July, an increase of 33 percent over July 2021, when the number stood at 70,000 visitors.

Jordan ranked third in the Arab world in terms of the total visitors to Turkey since the beginning of the year till the end of July, following Iraq, whose visitors reached 660,000, and Kuwait with 279,000 visitors.

Jordanian travelers ranked fourth in the Arab world in terms of the number of visitors to Turkey during the month of July, led by Iraq, with 216,000 visitors, UAE, with 137,000 visitors, and Saudi Arabia, with 110,000 visitors.


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