The official language is Turkish.
Turkey time (TRT) zone varies within UTC/GMT+3h according to the region. In August CET+1, GMT+2.
In the case of emergency in Turkey, you may dial the following numbers.
Turkish Emergency Numbers:
Police: Dial 155
Fire: Dial 110
Ambulance: Dial 112
Electrical system in Turkey operates on 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz. The power plugs and sockets are of type F, thus you will need a voltage converter and plug adapter to use U.S. appliances.
The dialling code of Turkey is 90. Every cities have different codes. To make international calls, you need to dial country code, city code, and the remaining numbers.
Local currency is Turkish lira (TRY). Dollars and Euros can be easily exchanged in hotels, authorized banks, and exchange offices. International debt and credit cards (Visa and Master Card) are accepted in most places.
Taxes ae included in the labels.