Turkey ranks third in Blue Flag beaches in the World
International Blue Flag Jury announced the 2018 Blue Flag awards. This year, 459 beaches, 22 marinas and 10 yachts were awarded the Blue Flag in Turkey.
In our country, the Turkish Foundation for Environment Education (TÜRÇEV) carries out Blue Flag program in coordination with the Foundation for Environmental Education-FEE in the international arena implemented in 49 countries around the world.
Copenhagen-based Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE), notifying all other countries implementing the Blue Flag Program in 2018, announced on 24 May that the number of beaches and marinas eligible for the award will be announced.
Accordingly, Turkey was ranked 3rd among 50 countries the world with the number of beach. Spain was the first and Greece was the second and France following Turkey in the list ranked 4th, then Italy was on the 5th place.