Turkey - General information
Region region
Capital Ankara
Language Turkish
Currency Turkish Lira
Population 76,667,864
Phone code 90
Cost of living in Turkey
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 102 178
Food 103 192
Transportation 44 83
Communications and utilities 45 58
Clothing 16 60
Sports and leisure 20 76
Total 329 649
Accommodation in Turkey USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 103
Shared room in city centre 180
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 177
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 310
Coordinates of Turkey
Time Zone Europe/Istanbul
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude 39.000000000
Longitude 35.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 1148 m.

List of largest cities in Turkey

 
Istanbul Istanbul
Istanbul Istanbul
11,174,257
Ankara Ankara
Ankara Ankara
3,517,182
Izmir Izmir
Izmir İzmir
2,500,603
Bursa Bursa
Bursa Bursa
1,412,701
Adana Adana
Adana Adana
1,248,988
Gaziantep Gaziantep
Gaziantep Gaziantep
1,065,975

Cost of living and prices in Turkey

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 5 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 19 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 3 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 2 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 4 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 2 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 4 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 1 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 55 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 1 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 7 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 22,514 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 39 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 17 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 45 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 29 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 66 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 63 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 387 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 222 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 676 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 385 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 86 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 18 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,551 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 741 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 652 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 12.56%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Turkey

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 36 34 27 20 18 20 27 30 35 38 39 39 39
Average high °C 27 21 15 10 8 9 13 18 23 27 30 30 19
Average temperature °C 21 16 11 6 5 5 8 13 17 21 24 24 14
Average low °C 15 10 6 3 1 2 4 7 11 16 18 18 9
Record low °C 6 -1 -4 -7 -12 -13 -9 -2 2 6 10 10 -13
Rain Days 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 2 1 1 29
Snow Days 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Fog Days 8 11 14 15 16 13 14 11 10 8 8 8 135
Thunderstorms Days 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 3 4 2 1 23
Average precipitation Mm. 17 44 65 103 95 71 57 46 38 22 9 7 574
Relative humidity % 25 28 30 31 31 30 28 28 25 24 24 25 27
Relative humidity morning % 73 77 80 81 80 80 80 80 81 77 72 72 78
Relative humidity evening % 42 49 58 67 67 63 57 53 50 44 41 41 53
Wind speed Km/h 13 11 12 13 13 14 14 14 13 14 15 14 13
Day Length Hours 13 12 11 10 10 11 12 14 15 15 15 14 13
Dew point °C 11 8 4 2 -0 0 2 6 10 12 14 14 81
Growing degree-day °C 328 182 45 6 0 1 18 79 217 343 448 446 2113
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 18 12 8 6 7 10 14 17 22 26 26 23 16
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