Public Services in Istanbul

Emergency services in Istanbul

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The emergency numbers in Istanbul are as follows:

  • Fire: 110
  • Police: 155
  • Emergency: 112
  • Coast security: 158

These numbers are valid anywhere in Turkey and put you immediately in contact with the Turkish emergency services.

The services are free of charge and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you're calling from a card operated public phone, just directly dial the emergency number (cards are not needed to access any of these numbers). However if you use a coin operated public phone, you should insert the coin to place the call, the coin is returned at the end of the call.

Update 29/06/2008

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