Handbook > Turkey


Map

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Visas

Visa is required for ALL travelers to Turkey. Visa applicatons are processed Embassy of Turkey and its consular offices in Houston, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Tourist visas can be obtained prior to departure or upon arrival at the airport. Tourist visas cost US$45 for stays up to 3 months and are valid for a year.

Click here to download a copy of the Visa Application Form (PDF)


Vaccinations

No vaccinations are required for entry into Turkey. However, it is strongly recommended that you ask your physician about precautionary medication/vaccinations for Thyphoid, Polio, Malaria and other diseases that are present in this region of the world.


Voltage

220 volts AC, 50Hz


Climate / Weather Conditions

Istanbul
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Jan 46 37 82/75 18 4.0"
Feb 47 36 82/72 14 3.6"
Mar 51 38 81/67 14 2.8"
Apr 60 45 81/62 9 1.8"
May 69 53 82/61 8 1.5"
Jun 77 60 79/58 6 1.3"
Jul 82 65 79/56 4 1.3"
Aug 82 66 79/55 4 1.2"
Sep 76 61 81/59 7 2.3"
Oct 68 55 83/64 11 3.2"
Nov 59 48 82/71 14 4.0"
Dec 51 41 82/74 18 4.7"
Source: The Times Books World Weather Guide, Pearce and Smith: ©1990


International Dialing Code

Country code: 90


City Codes:

Istanbul: 212

Ankara: 312

Izmir: 232

Kusadasi: 256

Pamukkale: 258