Turkey

ANKARA


Airport Information

Name of airport: Esenboga Airport
Distance to city: 35 km
Transportation between airport and city:

Turkey

ISTANBUL


Airport Information

Name of airport: Ataturk Airport
Distance to city: 23 km
Airport tax: USD 12
Transportation between airport and city:

Visa

Required for both HK passport holders and HKCI holders
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Customs allowance

Tobacco: 300 cigarettes/3 cartons of local cigarettes or 50 cigars
or 200 gms of tobacco and 50 leaves of cigarette paper or 200 gms or tumbeki.
Liquor: 5 litres of alcoholic beverages, 3 litres of which may be whiskey,
and 12 bottles of raki/local drinks.
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Currency

Turkish Lira (TRL)
Approximately TRL10,000=HK$1.2=US$0.155
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Tax

Airport Tax
- USD 12

Time Zone

GMT: + 2
Difference from Hong Kong: - 6

Weather

There are three climatic regions in Turkey; the temperate Black Sea region, with mild summers, mild winters and high rainfall. The Aegean and Mediterrenean coasts, with hot dry summers and mild wet winters. And the steppe and mountainous country Central and Eastern Anatolia with hot dry summers and very cold winters.
Temperature - Five Day City Forcast
Precipitation - Five Day City Forcast

Emergency and Useful Tel. No.

S.O.S. Worldwide Alarm Centres: Please click here

Public Holidays

Jan 1; Apr 23; May 19; Aug 30; Oct 29
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