Cell reception is terrible in some remote parts of Turkey’s already remote Yuksekova district.
So locals in the village of Akcali put their phones in a cardboard box that’s hoisted up on a drone for better reception, and talk on bluetooth headsets.https://t.co/mQjqfPJETC
— Noah Blaser (@nblaser18) February 7, 2018
Turkey’s least populous province was Bayburt in the remote northeast, which had just 80,400 inhabitants. …
Bayburt was followed by the eastern city of Tunceli (82,500 residents) and the northeastern city of Ardahan (97,100 residents). The TÜİK also stated that Turkey’s working age population (15-64 years) rose 1.2 percent last year to 67.9 percent (nearly 55 million people) of the total population,
BUT HERE IS A FUNNIER STORY FROM YUKSEKOVA:
Turkey’s foreign trade gap rose to $76.7 billion in 2017, with a 36.8 percent year-on-year increase, official data has shown.