Turkey closes the top three in the number of beaches with the “Blue Flag”.
The country confidently ranks third in the world in the number of Blue flag’s beaches, after Spain and Greece. The main part of clean coastal areas located in Antalya (202 beaches) and Izmir (49 beaches). In the province of Mugla 102 such beach. And directly in Bodrum – 60 beaches and 3 marinas. The top five in terms of the number of blue flags also included France and Italy. Around the world in 2019, a total of 4559 environmental certificates issued.
This year, the Blue Flag will developed over 463 Turkish beaches and 22 marinas. This in an internationally recognized indicator of environmental quality and purity.
The Minister of Culture and Tourism of Turkey Mehmet Nuri Ersoy attended the award ceremony held in Fethiye. He said that the Turkey’s goal – reach the first place in the world in terms of the ecological quality of beaches. Millions of tourists, choosing a holiday in the Turkish resorts, in the first place, choose a holiday on the coast and the purity of the sea water is an important criterion for them.