Air quality in Turkey

Air quality index (AQI) and PM2.5 air pollution in Turkey

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Turkey
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Erbaa, Tokat

185

2 Igdir, Igdir

182

3 Corum, Corum

179

4 Kutahya, Kutahya

174

5 Duzce, Duzce

167

6 Suluova, Amasya

161

7 Amasya, Amasya

160

8 Tokat, Tokat

159

9 Kesan, Edirne

156

10 Turhal, Tokat

156

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Turkey
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Bayburt, Bayburt

0

2 Batman, Batman

8

3 Kars, Kars

34

4 Arikoey, Istanbul

37

5 Buyukada, Istanbul

41

6 Karayılan Belediyesi, Hatay

41

7 Limankoy Koyu, Kirklareli

45

8 Arnavutkoey, Istanbul

50

9 Eminoenue, Istanbul

50

10 Uzungol, Trabzon

50

(local time)

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How polluted is Turkey?

2019 Air quality average

Moderate

2019 average US AQI

69

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Turkey in 2019 was 2 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Turkey cleanest citySamsun, Samsun

55

2019  Turkey most polluted city

Lalapaşa, Erzurum

146

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Turkey rank globally in air pollution?

43/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1Bangladesh166'368'149

165

2Pakistan200'813'818

156

3Mongolia3'121'772

154

4Afghanistan36'373'176

153

5India1'354'051'854

152

6Indonesia266'794'980

141

7Bahrain1'566'993

129

8Nepal29'624'035

123

9Uzbekistan32'364'996

115

10Iraq39'127'900

111

43Turkey81'916'871

69

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How to best protect from air pollution?

Reduce your air pollution exposure in Turkey