Its historical texture, with natural beauty one of Turkey's most important cities Alanya, also attracts attention with its foreign population residing in the city. The popülation of the city 312.000 people, %10 of it consist of people from 82 different countries settled in the city. The city council of Alanya has a "council of foreign citizens" from 20 years. This council is closely concerned with the life of foreigners in the city, and they help them with their needs.
"Anna Maria Bielecka" a Polish citizen living in the city for 11 years, when they arrived at a family vacation in 2004 in Alanya and voiced their admiring leave from Turkey.
Bielecka, who later explained that she decided to live here and Alanya, which she describes as an international city, says she does not feel foreign. "My home, my family and my friends are here. There is nothing that I have difficulties. On the contrary, we can live our own culture and religion here. I do not myself anywhere other then Alanya. My home is here, I want to stay here both as a city and a business place.
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