EuroWikimania

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.

TravelEdit

Visa issuesEdit

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.)

TransportationEdit

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:        
Meaning: Plane Train Bus Bicycle

EuropeEdit

Transportation from European locations.

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

Non-EuropeEdit

Transportation from non-European locations.

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

AccommodationEdit

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

SponsorsEdit

ReferencesEdit