Republic of Turkey


Customs Offices

Question: How many Customs Offices are found in your country?
Answer: 159 customs offices functioning under 19 Regional Directorates of Customs and Trade and 17 of them are actually closed. Therefore, customs services are currently conducted with 142 active customs.
Question: How many Customs Offices are found in the Border Crossing Points?
29 Customs Offices serve at Land Border Crossing Points while 7 of them are located at the Railway Border Crossing Points, 51 at Sea Border Crossing Points, 11 at Air Border Crossing Points. On the other hand, there are 9 Customs Directorates of free zone and 55 inland Customs Directorates.

Question: What are your neighboring countries?

Answer: Turkey has eight neighbor countries: Syria and Iraqon the south; Iran, Armenia, and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhichevan on the east; Georgia on the northeast; Bulgaria on the northwest; and Greece on the west.
Question: What is the length of land borders of your county?

Answer: Turkey has an approiximateland border of 2.875 km. The border with Syria has a length of 877 km whilst the following are the length of other borders: Iran 529 km, Iraq 378 km, Armenia 325 km, Georgia 276 km, Bulgaria 269 km, Greece 203 km and Nakhichevan 18 km.
Question: What are the names of the Land Border Crossing Points?

Answer: Pazarkule and Ipsala are at the Greek border; Kapıkule, Hamzabeyli and Dereköy are situated at the Bulgarian border; Sarp and Türkgözü at the Georgian border; Dilucu at the Nakhichevan border; Gürbulak, Kapıköy and Esendere at the Iranian border; Habur and Üzümlü at the Iraqi border; while Cilvegözü and Öncüpınar are located at the Syrian border.