The number of blue flags are increasing..

341

Türkiye comes the fourth after Spain,Greece and France which are the tourism countries in Mediterrenean bowl.It has totally 249 blue flags;235 at the beaches,14 at the harbour.

Blue flag is given after the criterias such as the cleanliness of the sea water,the opportunity of the guest to swim with a complecency have been completed. 

It is registered that,in 2007 there is a proportion of 20% increase in the number of beaches and harbours which takes blue flag considering the year 2006.