Turkey's mass housing agency, the Housing Administration of Turkey (TOKİ) has built 538,390 homes in the past ten years, while the construction of an additional 82,000 homes is ongoing.
Municipalities in the capital Ankara have decorated pavement stones with mathematics, physics and chemistry formulas in a district due to the area being heavily student populated.
Istanbul's 2019 tourist figures are expected to reach 15.5 million, exceeding the city's official population. According to figures from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, 13.4 million tourists visited Istanbul in 2018, a 24 percent increase from the previous year.
It has become quite apparent that accessing healthy food in cities has become an important problem. In order to obtain safe food, the first thing that needs to be done is to stop using pesticides, according to Turgay Özçelik, communications coordinator of the Wheat Association for Supporting Ecological Living. According to Özçelik the best way of obtaining healthy food is by growing it ourselves.