The Mediterranean Turkish province of Antalya, a tourist hub, also receives a significant number of expatriates who have chosen it as their new home.
The number of foreigners settling in the province rose to 136,946 last year from 94,294 in 2020, Sabah said.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Antalya is believed to have become one of the most popular Turkish provinces, known for its beautiful beaches and warm weather. Antalya has begun to attract more people, like other Mediterranean holiday destinations, during the pandemic, which has forced many to seek places to stay away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
The province is home to foreigners from more than 90 countries, according to the article. Some come for a short vacation before deciding to move there permanently, while others travel to the province for business and study. The population, which last year reached more than 2.6 million people, has increased even more due to expats