3.2 million foreign tourists visited Istanbul in the first six months of 2008.
According to Istanbul Provincial Culture and Tourism Office, the number of foreign tourists visiting Istanbul went up by 16 percent in the first half of 2008 when compared to the same term last year.
In 2007, 2.8 million foreign tourists visited Istanbul between January and June.
Most of the foreign tourists arriving in Istanbul in 2008 came from Russia (14.9 p.c.), followed by Russians (6.8 p.c.) and French and British (4.8 p.c.).
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