World time zone abbreviation for Turkey is “EET” ; Eastern European Time.
Whole country is +2 GMT. It means; Istanbul is 2 hours ahead on the world time.
It would be wise to know the current local time in Istanbul before making travel plans for a cheap flight or discount hotel or making a telephone call.
World Zone Map
Days are longer during summer and shorter during winter.
Spring and summer are usually bright and sunny during daytime. Even the first months of autumn are bright.
Daylight saving time is effective between April and November and takes the time back 1 hour.