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  • Sven Baudach

    My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers.

InterNations – The Place for Finns Living in Turkey

Want to connect with the expat community of Finns in Turkey? Looking for Finnish compatriots to help you with your questions on expat life? Or are you looking for other Finnish expats to go on an excursion to the Bosporus with?

InterNations Turkey offers everything you might need as an expat, no matter whether you already live in Turkey or are still in Finland planning your upcoming foreign assignment. InterNations is the leading platform among expatriates and global minds in all countries around the world. Needless to say, our community of Finnish expats in Turkey is going very strong, with members having roots all across Finland - from Oulu, over Pori to Helsinki.

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    From Finland, living in Istanbul
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    From Finland, living in Istanbul
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    From Finland, living in Istanbul
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    From Finland, living in Istanbul
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    From Finland, living in Istanbul

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Attend our monthly events and activities for Finns expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

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    Jun 3, 3:52 PM
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    I have made a lot research on this and just bought Mitsubishi which will be installed next week. Two things, I would suggest you pay attention is the indoor noise level, especially if you're …

  • Kemer Country and Kemerburgaz
    2 replies
    Nov 14, 9:39 AM
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    In Kemerburgaz there are some good bilingual schools and kindergardens as well. And there is a Gymboree for the for the babies. In Kemer Country there is a golf club. Threfore Istanbul Istanbul is a …

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Tips and Advice on Turkey from Your Fellow Finnish Expats

Obviously, expat life in Turkey goes well beyond shipping your belongings and taking care of red tape. Socializing with fellow Finns is an important facet of living abroad and can be a huge stepping stone in getting to know the Turkish mentality and way of life. Finns in Turkey are a part of our community, calling cities such as Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul, and many others home. You can use InterNations to look for fellow Finns in Istanbul, for example.

Wondering where to shop for Finnish delicatessen, want to discuss your national team's latest match, or simply talk to someone in your native language? Become a member of the Turkish InterNations Community!

  • Our network is the best place to meet expats from Finland.
  • On the Turkey Expat Forums, you can get competent answers to all your expat-related questions: how to find a babysitter fluent in your mother tongue, where to get poronkäristys in Istanbul, etc.
  • The InterNations Places database for Turkey has information on the nearest Finnish embassy and many other institutions.

From the Bosporus to Aegean Turkey, between the azure sea and silvery olive groves, you can meet supportive and friendly Finnish expats in Turkey on InterNations.

Meet and Mingle with Fellow Finns in Turkey

Additionally, InterNations hosts regular expat events and activities in Turkey. Our get-togethers are sure to cater to your taste as well: as a member, you can partake in cozy gatherings to enjoy some Turkish köfte, join one of our huge expat celebrations with hundreds of participants in Istanbul’s best locations, and much more. Want to discover Turkey? Go on a weekend trip with your fellow expats to see the heavily forested mountains near the Black Sea and other beautiful landmarks.

Our meet-ups and activities offer many wonderful opportunities to mingle with expatriates hailing from Finland and dozens of other countries in a casual setting. Just sign up for your InterNations membership and you’ll soon hear a cordial Hyvää päivää from our Finns living in Turkey!

  • Sven Baudach

    My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers.

  • Maggy Roswick

    With all the great information and contacts provided by InterNations, it was no big deal to get settled in Istanbul.

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