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EuroWikimania
EuroWikimania

This is intended to be a smaller localized version of annual Wikimanias. While everybody is welcome to attend the conference, people geographically located in Europe will be given priority to attend the conference.

  • The intended city at this point is Istanbul, Turkey.
  • The intended size of attendance at this point is 300 people.
  • The intended date of the conference is late January or Early February. Dates probably will be between 18 and 22 February 2009 (3 day conference between 19 and 21 January 2009).
  • Theme of the conference: Web 2.0
  • The thought process behind this is at the moment in its elementary stages.

Travel[edit]

Visa issues[edit]

Note: For detailed coverage, see turkeytravelplanner.com

Green: Don't require a visa
Orange: Visa obtainable at borders of Turkey instantly
Light Gray: Visa required from embassy or consulate
Dark Gray: Turkey
Green: Don't require a visa
Orange: Visa obtainable at borders of Turkey instantly
Light Gray: Visa required from embassy or consulate
Dark Gray: Turkey
Passport No Visa Visa Needed
Days Months EUR USD
Albania (S)[1][2] 2 €10 $15
Andorra[1] 90
Armenia (S)[1][2] 1 €10 $15
Austria (S)[1][2] 3 €15 $20
Azerbaijan[1] 30
Belarus (S)[1][2] 2 €15 $20
Belgium (S)[1][2] 3 €10 $15
Bosnia-Herzegovina[1] 60
Bulgaria[1] 90
Cyprus (TRNC)[1] ?
Cyprus (Greek) (S)[1][2] 1 €10 $15
Croatia[1] 60
Czech Republic[1] 90
Denmark[1] 90
Estonia (S)[1][2] 1 €10 $15
Finland[1] 90
France[1] 90
Georgia[1] 90
Germany[1] 90
Greece[1] 90
Hungary (S)[1][2] 1 €20 $30
Iceland[1] 90
Ireland (S)[1][2] 3 €10 $15
Italy[1] 90
Kazakhstan[1] 30
Kosovo Unknown
Latvia[1] 30
Liechtenstein[1] 90
Lithuania (S)[1][2] 1 €10 $15
Luxemburg[1] 90
Macedonia[1] 60
Malta (S)[1][2] 3 Gratis Gratis
Moldova (S)[1][2] 1 €20 $30
Monaco[1] 90
Montenegro[1] 90
Netherlands (S)[1][2] 3 €10 $15
Norway (S)[1][2] 1 €20 $30
Poland (S)[1][2] 1 €10 $15
Portugal (S)[1][2] 3 €10 $15
Romania (S)[1][2] 1 €10 $12
Russian Fed. (S)[1][2] 2 €15 $20
San Marino[1] 90
Serbia (S)[1][2] 1 €10 $15
Slovakia (S)[1][2] 1 €10 $15
Slovenia (S)[1][2] 3 €15 $20
Spain (S)[1][2] 3 €10 $15
Sweden[1] 90
Switzerland[1] 90
Ukraine (S)[1][2] 2 €15 $20
UK (S)*[1][2] 3 £10 €15 $20
Vatican (Holy See)[1] 90
*"British Protected Persons (BPP)" passport holders, and "British National Overseas" (BNO) passport holders (with the exception of Hong Kong), are NOT issued visas at Turkish borders. They must apply to a Turkish consulate for a visa in advance of their trip. (Hong Kong BNO passport holders may obtain sticker visas at Turkish borders.)

Transportation[edit]

Exchange rates
GBP
(£)
EUR
(€)
USD
($)
TRY
(YTL)
100 123 177 212
81 100 144 173
56 69 100 120
47 58 83 100
Key
Symbol: Plane Train Bus Bicycle
Meaning: Plane Train Bus Bicycle

Europe[edit]

Transportation from European locations.

Country City Mean GBP
(£)
EUR
(€)
USD
($)
TRY
(YTL)
Flag of Albania.svg
Albania
Tirana Plane[3] 234 288 415 498
Flag of Andorra.svg
Andorra
Toulouse,
France
Plane[3] 160 197 284 341
Flag of Armenia.svg
Armenia
Yerevan Plane[3] 441 541 781 937
Flag of Austria.svg
Austria
Vienna Plane[3] 230 282 407 488
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
Azerbaijan
Baku Plane[4] 602 738 1065 1277
Flag of Belarus.svg
Belarus
Minsk Plane[3] 467 573 827 992
Flag of Belgium.svg
Belgium
Brussels Plane[3] 197 241 348 417
Flag of Bulgaria.svg
Bulgaria
Sofia Train[5] 33 40 58 70
Flag of Bulgaria.svg
Bulgaria
Sofia Plane[3] 297 365 526 631
Flag of Croatia.svg
Croatia
Zagreb Plane[3] 225 276 398 477
Flag of Cyprus.svg
Cyprus
Larnaca Plane[3] 278 341 492 590
Flag of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.svg
Cyprus (TRNC)
Ercan Plane[3] 452 555 801 961
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
Czech R.
Prague Plane[3] 249 306 441 529
Flag of Denmark.svg
Denmark
Copenhagen Plane[3] 249 305 440 528
Flag of Estonia.svg
Estonia
Tallinn Plane[3] 286 351 507 608
Flag of Finland.svg
Finland
Helsinki Plane[3] 262 322 464 556
Flag of France.svg
France
Toulouse Plane[3] 160 197 284 341
Flag of France.svg
France
Nice Plane[3] 161 198 285 342
Flag of France.svg
France
Paris Plane[3] 169 208 300 360
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
Munich Plane[3] 102 125 180 216
Flag of Germany.svg
Germany
Frankfurt Plane[3] 160 196 283 339
Flag of Georgia.svg
Georgia
Tbilisi Plane[3] 351 431 622 746
Flag of Greece.svg
Greece
Athens Bus 78 96 138 166
Flag of Greece.svg
Greece
Athens Plane[3] 260 320 461 553
Flag of Hungary.svg
Hungary
Budapest Train[6] 202 248 358 429
Flag of Hungary.svg
Hungary
Budapest Plane[3] 195 240 346 415
Flag of Iceland.svg
Iceland
Reykjavik Plane[3] 1029 1263 1822 2185
Flag of Ireland.svg
Ireland
Dublin Plane[3] 223 274 395 474
Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Rome Plane[3] 185 227 327 392
Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Bologna Plane[3] 197 241 348 417
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg
Kazakhstan
Almaty Plane[3] 383 470 678 813
Flag of Kosovo.svg
Kosovo
Pristina Plane[3] 165 203 293 351
Flag of Latvia.svg
Latvia
Riga Plane[4] 146 179 258 309
Flag of Liechtenstein.svg
Liechtenstein
Zurich,
Switzerland
Plane[3] 224 275 397 476
Flag of Lithuania.svg
Lithuania
Vilnius Plane[3] 221 272 392 470
Flag of Luxembourg.svg
Luxembourg
Luxembourg Plane[3] 205 252 363 435
Flag of the Republic of Macedonia.svg
Macedonia
Skopje Plane[3] 200 245 354 425
Flag of Malta.svg
Malta
Valletta Plane[3] 238 293 422 506
Flag of Moldova.svg
Moldova
Chisinau Plane[3] 224 275 397 476
Flag of Montenegro.svg
Montenegro
Podgorica Plane[3] 392 481 694 832
Flag of Monaco.svg
Monaco
Nice,
France
Plane[3] 161 198 285 342
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
Amsterdam Plane[3] 198 243 351 421
Flag of Norway.svg
Norway
Oslo Plane[3] 239 293 423 507
Flag of Poland.svg
Poland
Warsaw Plane[3] 258 317 457 548
Flag of Portugal.svg
Portugal
Lisbon Plane[3] 222 272 393 471
Flag of Romania.svg
Romania
Bucharest Train[6] 65 80 115 138
Flag of Romania.svg
Romania
Bucharest Plane[3] 180 221 319 383
Flag of Russia.svg
Russia
Moscow Plane[3] 213 261 377 452
Flag of Russia.svg
Russia
St. Petersburg Plane[3] 355 435 628 753
Flag of San Marino.svg
San Marino
Bologna,
Italy
Plane[3] 197 241 348 417
Flag of Serbia.svg
Serbia
Belgrade Train[6] 70 86 124 149
Flag of Serbia.svg
Serbia
Belgrade Plane[3] 213 262 378 453
Flag of Slovakia.svg
Slovakia
Bratislava Plane[3] 275 338 487 584
Flag of Slovenia.svg
Slovenia
Ljubljana Plane[3] 206 252 364 437
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
Madrid Plane[3] 197 242 349 419
Flag of Sweden.svg
Sweden
Stockholm Plane[4] 225 276 398 477
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Switzerland
Zurich Plane[3] 224 275 397 476
Flag of Turkey.svg
Turkey
Istanbul Bicycle 0 0 0 0
Flag of Ukraine.svg
Ukraine
Kiev Plane[4] 213 261 377 452
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
UK
London Train[6] 43 53 76 92
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
UK
London Plane[3] 189 232 335 402
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
UK
Glasgow Plane[3] 291 357 515 618
Flag of the Vatican City.svg
Vatican City
Rome,
Italy
Plane[3] 185 227 327 392

Non-Europe[edit]

Transportation from non-European locations.

Country City Mean GBP
(£)
EUR
(€)
USD
($)
TRY
(YTL)
Flag of Argentina.svg
Argentina
Buenos Aires
(EZE)
Plane[3] 1048 1287 1856 2226
Flag of Australia.svg
Australia
Sydney
(SYD)
Plane[3] 1092 1341 1934 2319
Flag of Brazil.svg
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro
(GIG)
Plane[4] 1045 1282 1850 2219
Flag of Canada.svg
Canada
Ottawa
(YOW)
Plane[3] 633 776 1120 1343
Flag of Canada.svg
Canada
Toronto
(YYZ)
Plane[3] 599 736 1061 1272
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China
Hong Kong
(HKG)
Plane[3] 509 625 901 1080
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
China
Beijing
(BJS)
Plane[3] 572 702 1013 1215
Flag of Egypt.svg
Egypt
Cairo
(CAI)
Plane[3] 211 259 374 449
Flag of India.svg
India
New Delhi
(DEL)
Plane[4] 361 444 640 767
Flag of Iran.svg
Iran
Tehran Train[7] 33 40 58 70
Flag of Iran.svg
Iran
Tehran Plane[8] 215 263 380 456
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Tokyo
(NRT)
Plane[3] 468 574 828 993
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
Osaka
(OSA)
Plane[3] 570 700 1010 1211
Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
Cape Town
(CPT)
Plane[3] 633 776 1120 1343
Flag of the United States.svg
USA
New York City
(JFK)
Plane[3] 409 503 725 869
Flag of the United States.svg
USA
Chicago
(ORD)
Plane[3] 471 578 834 1000
Flag of the United States.svg
USA
San Francisco
(SFO)
Plane[3] 465 571 824 988

Accommodation[edit]

Star
rating
Name GBP
(£)
EUR
(€)
USD
($)
TRY
(YTL)
Distance
to venue
Website
5 stars
5 star
Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul 734 901 1300 1559 250m kempinski-istanbul.com
4 stars
4 star
Conrad Istanbul 424 520 750 900 400m hilton.com
3 stars
3 star
Taşlık Hotel 179 220 317 381 1000m taslikhotel.com
  • Prices for hotels are for four days.

Sponsors[edit]

References[edit]