Provinces With The Most Polluted And Cleanest Air In Turkey Announced

According to the World Air Quality Report, the provinces with the most polluted and cleanest air in Turkey in 2023 have been announced. Here are the details!

As a result of a worldwide research and analysis, the countries and provinces with the most polluted air among 134 countries have been announced. In the 2023 World Air Quality Report, Turkey ranked 44th among 134 countries.

The research and report published by the Swiss air quality technology company is prepared according to the air pollution thresholds of the World Health Organization. According to this report, only 7 countries have good clean air quality. These countries are:

  • Australia
  • Finland
  • Estonia
  • Iceland
  • Grenada
  • Mauritius
  • New Zealand

Turkey’s Cleanest and Dirtiest Provinces

In the published report, it is stated that only one region in Turkey breathes clean air at the ideal height. The highest level of air pollution was in Igdir with 47.2. The rising city, whose PM 2.5 pollution rose to 117.2 in January, approached the regions breathing the most polluted air in the world.

As a result of the examinations in the European region, it was named the most polluted city in Europe. Iğdır was followed by Osmaniye. PM was measured as 38.5 on average for 2.5 years. Osmaniye was followed by Sakarya’s Hendek region with 37.3. These two regions were also the third and fourth most polluted cities in Europe.

Konya had the cleanest air in Turkey. Konya’s Kuyulusebil district was the only place breathing clean air, staying below the values set by the World Health Organization.

The other clean zones are as follows:

  • Istanbul – Arıköy
  • Kastamonu – Agli
  • Eskisehir – Odunpazari
  • Cankiri
  • Eskisehir – Hasanbey
  • Kirsehir
  • Ankara – Etimesgut

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