Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is a country in . The government is in firm control of nearly everything, although, surprisingly, tourism is welcomed as long as you don't discuss politics or the omnipresent police or military.

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, formerly named Poltoratsk between 1919 and 1927, is the capital and the largest city of Turkmenistan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ahal Region is one of the regions of Turkmenistan. It is in the south-center of the country, bordering and along the Kopet Dag Range. Photo: Tormod Sandtorv, CC BY 2.0.

Mary Region is one of the regions of Turkmenistan. It is located in the south-east of the country, bordering . Photo: Hergit, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the western region of Turkmenistan, spanning the western and much of the Caspian Basin. Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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Daşoguz Region is one of the regions of Turkmenistan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 igo.

is a very sparsely populated province of Turkmenistan along the Amu Darya River, forming the country's eastern boundary with Uzbekistan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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