Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry announced the number of tourists visiting Turkey between January and September 2011.

The number of tourists Turkey hosted increased 10.76 percent in January-September period of 2011 when compared to the same period of 2010. It reached 25,625,298 in Jan.-Sep. period of 2011, according to figures of Culture & Tourism Ministry.

The number of tourists visiting Turkey rose 12.54 percent and reached 3.9 million in September 2011 when compared to September 2010.

Turkey hosted German (3.7 million), Russian (3.1 million) and British (2.2 million) tourists most in Jan-Sep. period of 2011.