Turkey - General information
RegionMiddle East
CapitalAnkara
LanguageTurkish
CurrencyTurkish Lira
Population76,667,864
Phone code90
Cost of living in Turkey, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 102 178
Food 103 192
Transportation 44 83
Communications and utilities 45 58
Clothing 16 60
Sports and leisure 20 76
Accommodation in Turkey, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre103
Shared room in city centre180
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre177
1 bedroom apartment in city centre310
Coordinates of Turkey
Time ZoneEurope/Istanbul
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude39.000000000
Longitude35.000000000
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. 4.8 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 19.3 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 4.8 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2.9 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 3.2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 0.8 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0.3 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 2.3 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 0.4 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 0.5 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1.8 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 0.8 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 0.6 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 0.7 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1.6 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.6 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0.9 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5.6 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3.9 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1.0 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1.8 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 0.8 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 8.0 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 2.0 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2.6 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 3.5 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0.7 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 54.7 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 1.0 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0.7 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 6.8 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1.5 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 22,514.3 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 39.2 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 17.4 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 5.2 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 44.9 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 28.8 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 65.6 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 62.9 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 387.0 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 221.5 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 676.1 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 384.6 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 86.2 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0.2 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 18.1 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,551.2 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 741.4 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 652.5 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 12.56%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Turkey

SeasonAutumnWinterSpringSummer
MonthSepOctNovDecJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugyear
Record high°C36342720182027303538393939
Average high°C272115108913182327303019
Average temperature°C2116116558131721242414
Average low°C1510631247111618189
Record low°C6-1-4-7-12-13-9-2261010-13
RainDays12333334421129
SnowDays0001211000006
FogDays81114151613141110888135
ThunderstormsDays12221122342123
Average precipitationMm.17446510395715746382297574
Relative humidity%25283031313028282524242527
Relative humidity morning%73778081808080808177727278
Relative humidity evening%42495867676357535044414153
Wind speedKm/h13111213131414141314151413
Day LengthHours13121110101112141515151413
Dew point°C11842-00261012141481
Growing degree-day°C3281824560118792173434484462113
Solar radiation, globalMj/m218128671014172226262316
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