Country and Currency Information

Turkey
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Time Zone (GMT):+2
Population:76,667,864
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

Turkey
Monday 22 October 2018 10:37am
Latest update: Entry requirements section (Visas) - from 29 October 2018, self service e-Visa kiosks and Wi-Fi areas where visitors can apply for an e-Visa on arrival will no longer be available in Turkish airports; you must apply for your e-Visa before you travel

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 7 minutes ago)