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Expat Community: Substantial, particularly in Istanbul, Ankara, and along the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts. The community includes a blend of entrepreneurs, teachers, and retirees.

Cost of Living: Relatively low compared to Western Europe and the U.S., providing a cost-effective lifestyle.

Quality of Life: High, with a unique blend of Eastern and Western cultures, rich history, and diverse landscapes. Urban areas offer modern amenities while retaining traditional cultural elements.

Ease of Settling In: Turkish is the official language, and while it poses a challenge for new expats, many people in larger cities speak some English. Turkish hospitality is renowned and helps in making new connections and settling in.

Work Opportunities: Concentrated in sectors such as tourism, real estate, education, and textiles. Istanbul’s position as a business hub also creates opportunities in finance and logistics.