TIME DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TURKEY
AND SOME OTHER COUNTRIES
Australia +9 Japan
USA (Atlantic) -7
Local time :
GMT + 2 hrs. (Summer).
220 volts AC, all over Turkey. The voltage is clearly marked on all hotel
Tap water :
Safe to drink in all cities since it has been chlorinated.
Weights and measures
: Metric system.
Available in large cities and tourist areas.
Interpreter – guides:
Ministry of Tourism Offices and travel agents can provide professional
interpreters and guides. Travel agents are obliged to provide a professional
interpreter guides on all of their tours.
Doctors and dentists
: Doctors and dentists can be found in Turkey's major hospitals and,
in addition, there are certain foreign-operated hospitals in Istanbul
FOREIGN LANGUAGE BROADCASTS ON
RADIO AND TELEVISION IN TURKEY
Tourism Radio: Aims at promoting
Turkey to foreigners visiting the country from the historical, geographical,
social, economic and touristic aspects, to give them practical information
as well as current events, and of course music. Air time : Daily from 07:30-12:45
and 6:30-10:00 PM local time.
Transmitters and frequencies on
the FM band:
Izmir 101.6 MHz
Antalya 100.6 MHz
Nevsehir 103.0 MHz
Kusadasi 101.9 MHz
Denizli 101.0 MHz
Bodrum 97.4 MHz
Istanbul 101.6 MHz
Marmaris 101.0 MHz
Kalkan 105.9 MHz
News in English, French and German
on Tourism Radio, aired daily at 08:30-10:30, 12:30-18:30 and 21:30 hrs.
Feature programes are also broadcast in these three languages. TRT TV2
News in English shortly after 22:00 hrs. TRT TV2 Monday at 19:40 CNN in
English, TV INT News in English shortly after 23:00 hrs.
- TRT Radio3 on the FM band
airs news in English, French and Germany at 09:00, 12:00, 14:00, 17:00,
19:00 and 22:00 hrs. daily.
For further information contact
- The Voice of Turkey
Services) Turkiyenin Sesi Radyosu PO Box 333, Yenisehir - Ankara, Turkey
Zip Code: 06443 Tel: (312) 490 98 17, 490 98 06, 05, 30 Fax: (312) 490
98 40, 45
Apart from TRT, many hotels and residents
have a satellite TV receivers. You may watch CNN, BBC, NBC, MTV, MGM, RTL,
EUROSPORT and many more. Cable TV's are widely used in all big cities in
Turkey as well.