Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):+2
Capital City:Ankara
Largest City:Istanbul
Currency:Turkish Lira
Currency Code:TRY
Banknote Denominations:5 / 10 / 20 / 50 / 100 / 200
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:5
Additional Information:New notes (as shown) entered circulation on 1st. January 2009. The old style notes ceased to be valid at the end of 2009 but are still redeemable at branches of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey until 31 December 2019

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Friday 21 July 2017 12:43am
Latest Update: Summary - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 occurred off the coast of Bodrum on 21 July 2017. You should be aware of the possibility of aftershocks, and follow the advice of the local authorities and/or your tour operator. This page will be updated as the situation develops.

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 35 minutes ago)

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