Communications in Turkey

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Official Language
Other Languages Spoken
There are several other Altaic languages as well as minorities speaking Kurdish, Greek, Armenian, Bulgarian, Albanian or Circassian. English, French or German are languages used fairly frequently in trade.
Business Language
English is very commonly used in business.
Getting Some Knowledge
The alphabet is composed of 29 letters, 8 of which are vowels, and writing is phonetic.. The q, the w, the x do not exist, while there are some additional letters: ç, g, i, ö, s and ü.
Free Translation Tools
Lexilogo : On-line French/Turkish dictionary

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Quality of Communications
Very good: land-line telephone, GSM and Internet are used a lot.
Telephone Codes
To Make a Call From Turkey, Dial 00
To Make a Call to in Turkey, Dial +90
Number of Digits of National Telephone Numbers
10 digits (3 for the region, 3 for the town and 4 for the subscriber)
Mobile Telephone Standards
European Standard
National Mobile Phone Operators
Turkcell, Vodafone, Avea

Availability of Internet

Internet Suffix
National Internet Access Providers
Superonline, mynet, ttnet
Access in Public Places
Very little free Wifi access including in stations and airports. However, many Internet cafés exist.
Access in Hotels
Yes, except in pansiyon which sometimes have a free access station.

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