Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan, Country in Central Asia.

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Turkmenistan ( (listen) or (listen); Turkmen: Türkmenistan, pronounced [tʏɾkmønʏˈθːɑːn];), also known as Turkmenia, is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north, east and northeast, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest and the Caspian Sea to the west. Ashgabat is the capital and largest city of the country. The population of the country is about 6 million, the lowest of the Central Asian republics because Turkmenistan is one of the most sparsely populated nations in Asia. Citizens of Turkmenistan are known as Turkmenistanis, Turkmenians or Turkmens.Turkmenistan has been at the crossroads of civilizations for centuries; Merv is one of the oldest oasis-cities in Central Asia and was once the biggest city in the world. In medieval times, Merv was also one of the great cities of the Islamic world and an important stop on the Silk Road.

President of Turkmenistan
4 months ago

President of Turkmenistan ... The president of Turkmenistan is the head of state and head of government, of Turkmenistan. The president is the chief executive of the union government...

Economy of Turkmenistan
6 months ago

Economy of Turkmenistan ... The economy of Turkmenistan continues to recover from the 2014 downturn in hydrocarbon prices, but remains "in the grip of its worst economic crisis since...

Turkmenistan Airlines
6 months ago

Turkmenistan Airlines ... Open joint-stock company Turkmenistan Airlines (Turkmen: «Türkmenistan» awiakompaniýasy açyk görnüşli paýdarlar jemgyýeti, commonly known as Türkmenhowaýollary;...

Ashgabat
6 months ago

Ashgabat ... of Turkmenistan. It is situated between the Karakum Desert and the Kopet Dag mountain range in Central Asia. It is also near the Iran-Turkmenistan border...

Flag of Turkmenistan
5 months ago

Flag of Turkmenistan ... The flag of Turkmenistan (Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň baýdagy, Түркменистаның байдагы) features a white crescent (symbol of Islam) and five stars representing...

Türkmenbaşy, Turkmenistan
6 months ago

Türkmenbaşy, Turkmenistan ... Kyzyl-Su, and Shagadam (Turkmen: Şagadam) is a city in Balkan Province in Turkmenistan, on the Türkmenbaşy Gulf of the Caspian Sea. It sits at an elevation...

Assembly of Turkmenistan
3 months ago

Assembly of Turkmenistan ... Mejlis) is since March 2021 the lower house of the National Council of Turkmenistan. It has 125 members, elected for five-year terms in single-seat constituencies...

Demographics of Turkmenistan
6 months ago

Demographics of Turkmenistan ... The Demographics of Turkmenistan is about the demographic features of the population of Turkmenistan, including population growth, population density,...

Geography of Turkmenistan
6 months ago

Geography of Turkmenistan ... Turkmenistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea to the west, Iran and Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the north-east...

Turkmenistan national football team
5 months ago

Turkmenistan national football team ... The Turkmenistan national football team (Turkmen: Türkmenistanyň milli futbol ýygyndysy) represents Turkmenistan in men's international football and it...

Politics of Turkmenistan
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History of Turkmenistan
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Turkmens
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Wildlife of Turkmenistan
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Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic
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Telecommunications in Turkmenistan
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