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 . 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.

Turkmenistan

Latitude of center
39.23° or 39° 13' 48" north
Longitude of center
59.414° or 59° 24' 50.4" east
Population
5,110,000
Elevation
148 metres (486 feet)
Capital
Area
488,100 km² (188,456 miles²)
Currency
Manat (TMT)
Phone code
993
Internet domain
.tm
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399440
Geo­Names ID
1218197
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Туркменистан
  • Abkhazian: Туркменисҭан
  • Achinese: Turkmènistan
  • Adyghe: Туркменистан
  • Afar: Túrkmenstan
  • Afrikaans: Turkmenistan
  • Afrikaans: Turkmenië
  • Akan: Tɛkmɛnistan
  • Albanian: Turkmenia
  • Albanian: Turkmenistani
  • Amharic: ቱርክመኒስታን
  • Amharic: ቱርክሜኒስታን
  • Arabic: Turkmenistan
  • Arabic: تركمانستان
  • Aragonese: Turkmenistán
  • Armenian: Թուրքմենիստան
  • Armenian: Թուրքմենստան
  • Arpitan: Turcmènistan
  • Assamese: তুৰ্কমেনিস্তান
  • Asturian: Turkmenistán
  • Avaric: Туркменистан
  • Awadhi: तुर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Azerbaijani: Türkmənistan
  • Bambara: Turikimenisitani
  • Bashkir: Төркмәнстан
  • Bashkir: Төрөкмәнстан
  • Basque: Turkmenistan
  • Bavarian: Tuakmenien
  • Belarusian: Туркменістан
  • Belarusian: Туркмэністан
  • Bengali: তুর্কমেনিয়া
  • Bengali: তুর্কমেনিস্তান
  • Bengali: তুর্কমেনিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: तुर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Bishnupriya: তুর্কমেনিস্তান
  • Bosnian: Turkmenistan
  • Brahui: Turkamanistán
  • Breton: Turkmenistan
  • Buginese: Turkmenistan
  • Bulgarian: Туркменистан
  • Burmese: တာ့ခ်မင်နစ္စတန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: El Turkmenistan
  • Catalan: Turkmenistan
  • Cebuano: Turkmenistan
  • Central Bikol: Turkmenistan
  • Central Kurdish: تورکمانستان
  • Chavacano: Turkmenistan
  • Chechen: Туркмени
  • Chinese: Turkmenistan
  • Chinese: Tǔkùmànsītǎn
  • Chinese: 土库曼斯坦
  • Chinese: 土庫曼
  • Chinese: 土庫曼斯坦
  • Chuvash: Туркменистан
  • Cornish: Pow Turkmen
  • Corsican: Turkmenistan
  • Crimean Tatar: Türkmenistan
  • Croatian: Turkmenistan
  • Czech: Turkmenistán
  • Czech: Türkmenistan
  • Danish: Turkmenistan
  • Dhivehi: ތުރުކުމެނިސްތާން
  • Dimli (individual language): Tırkmenıstan
  • Dotyali: तुर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Dutch: TKM
  • Dutch: TM
  • Dutch: Turkmenistan
  • Eastern Mari: Туркменистан
  • Egyptian Arabic: توركمينيستان
  • English: TKM
  • English: Turkmenia
  • English: tm
  • English: 🇹🇲
  • Erzya: Туркмения
  • Esperanto: Turkmenio
  • Esperanto: Turkmenistano
  • Esperanto: Turkmenujo
  • Estonian: Türkmenistan
  • Ewe: Turkmenistan
  • Ewe: Tɛkmenistan nutome
  • Extremaduran: Turkmenistán
  • Faroese: Turkmenistan
  • Fiji Hindi: Turkmenistan
  • Finnish: Turkmenia
  • Finnish: Turkmenistan
  • French: Turkmenistan
  • French: Turkménie
  • French: Turkménistan
  • Fulah: Turkmenistaan
  • Gagauz: Türkmenistan
  • Galician: Turcomenistán
  • Galician: Turkmenistán
  • Ganda: Takimenesitaani
  • Georgian: თურქმენეთი
  • German: Turkmenien
  • German: Turkmenistan
  • Goan Konkani: Turkmenistan
  • Goan Konkani: तुर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Greek: Τουρκμενία
  • Greek: Τουρκμενιστάν
  • Guarani: Tuykomenitã
  • Guianese Creole French: Tirkménistan
  • Gujarati: તુર્કમેનિસ્તાન
  • Gujarati: તુર્ક્મનિસ્તાન
  • Haitian: Tirkmenistan
  • Hakka Chinese: Thú-khû-man-sṳ̂-thán
  • Hakka Chinese: Turkmenistan
  • Hausa: Turkmenistan
  • Hausa: Turkumenistan
  • Hawaiian: Tukemenikana
  • Hebrew: טורקמניסטאן
  • Hebrew: טורקמניסטן
  • Hindi: तुर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Hungarian: Türkmenisztán
  • Hungarian: Türkmén Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Túrkmenistan
  • Ido: Turkmenistan
  • Iloko: Turkmenistan
  • Inari Sami: Turkmenistan
  • Indonesian: Turkimenistan
  • Indonesian: Turkmenistan
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Turkmenistan
  • Interlingue: Turkmenistan
  • Irish: An Tuircméanastáin
  • Italian: Turkmenistan
  • Jamaican Creole English: Toerkmenistan
  • Japanese: トルクメニスタン
  • Javanese: Turkménistan
  • Kabardian: Туркменстэн
  • Kabardian: Тыркуменистэн
  • Kabiyè: Turkimenistanɩ
  • Kabyle: Turkmanistan
  • Kalaallisut: Turkmenistani
  • Kalmyk: Йомудин Орн
  • Kannada: ತುರ್ಕಮೆನಿಸ್ತಾನ್
  • Kannada: ತುರ್ಕಮೆನಿಸ್ಥಾನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Tu'rkmenistan
  • Kashubian: Turkmenistan
  • Kazakh: Түрікменстан
  • Khmer: តួរមិនីស្ថាន
  • Khmer: ទួគមេនីស្តង់
  • Kikuyu: Turkmenistan
  • Kikuyu: Turukimenistani
  • Kinyarwanda: Turukimenisitani
  • Kirghiz: Түркмөнстан
  • Komi: Туркменистан
  • Kongo: Turkmenistan
  • Korean: 뚜르크메니스딴
  • Korean: 투르크메니스탄
  • Korean: 투르크멘
  • Kurdish: Tirkmenistan
  • Kurdish: تورکمانستان
  • Ladino: Turkmenistan
  • Lao: Turkmenistan
  • Lao: ເຕຣີກເມນິສະຖານ
  • Latin: Turcmenia
  • Latin: Turcomannia
  • Latvian: Turkmenistāna
  • Lezghian: Туьркменистан
  • Ligurian: Turkmenistan
  • Limburgan: Turkmenistan
  • Lingala: Tikɛménisitá
  • Lingala: Turkmenistáni
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Turcmenistan
  • Literary Chinese: 土庫曼
  • Literary Chinese: 末祿
  • Lithuanian: Turkmėnija
  • Lithuanian: Turkmėnistanas
  • Livvi: Turkmenistuanu
  • Lombard: Turkmenistan
  • Low German: Turkmenistan
  • Lower Sorbian: Turkmeńska
  • Luba-Katanga: Tukemenisita
  • Luxembourgish: Turkmenistan
  • Macedo-Romanian: Turcmenistan
  • Macedonian: Туркменистан
  • Maithili: तुर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Malagasy: Torkmenistan
  • Malagasy: Torkmenistàna
  • Malay: Turkmenistan
  • Malayalam: തുര്‍ക്ക്മെനിസ്ഥാന്‍
  • Malayalam: തുർക്‌മെനിസ്ഥാൻ
  • Maltese: Turkmenistan
  • Manx: Yn Turkmenistaan
  • Maori: Turkmenistan
  • Marathi: तुर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Mazanderani: ترکمنون
  • Mazanderani: ترکمونستون
  • Min Dong Chinese: Turkmenistan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Turkmenistan
  • Minangkabau: Turkmenistan
  • Mingrelian: თურქმენეთი
  • Mongolian: Туркменистан
  • Moroccan Arabic: تركمانستان
  • Moroccan Arabic: توركمانيستان
  • Nauru: Turkmenistan
  • Navajo: Tʼóokmen Bikéyah
  • Nepali: तर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Nepali: तुर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Newari: तर्कमेनिस्तान
  • Newari: तुर्केमिनिस्तान
  • North Ndebele: Turkmenistan
  • Northern Frisian: Turkmeenistaan
  • Northern Frisian: Turkmenistan
  • Northern Luri: ترکمنستان
  • Northern Luri: تورکأمأنئستان
  • Northern Sami: Turkmenistan
  • Norwegian: Turkmenistan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Turkmenistan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Turkmenistan
  • Novial: Turkmenistan
  • Occitan (post 1500): Turcmenistan
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܛܘܪܩܡܢܣܛܐܢ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Turcmenistan
  • Oriya: ତୁର୍କମେନିସ୍ତାନ
  • Oriya: ତୁର୍କମେନିସ୍ତାନ୍
  • Oriya: ତୁର୍କମେନିସ୍ଥାନ
  • Oromo: Tarkimeenistaan
  • Ossetian: Туркмени
  • Pali: तुर्कमिनिस्थान
  • Pampanga: Turkmenistan
  • Panjabi: ਤੁਰਕਮੇਨਸਤਾਨ
  • Panjabi: ਤੁਰਕਮੇਨਿਸਤਾਨ
  • Panjabi: ਤੁਰਕਮੇਨੀਸਤਾਨ
  • Papiamento: Turkmenistan
  • Persian: ترکمنستان
  • Piemontese: Turkmenistan
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Terkmenistaan
  • Polish: TM
  • Polish: Turkmenia
  • Polish: Turkmenistan
  • Pontic: Τουρκμενιστάν
  • Portuguese: Turcomenistao
  • Portuguese: Turcomenistão
  • Portuguese: Turquemenistao
  • Portuguese: Turquemenistão
  • Pushto: ترکمنستان
  • Pushto: تورکمنستان
  • Quechua: Turkminsuyu
  • Romanian: Turkmenia
  • Romanian: Turkmenistan
  • Romansh: Turkmenistan
  • Rundi: Turukumenisitani
  • Russia Buriat: Туркменистан
  • Russian: Туркменистан
  • Russian: Туркмения
  • Rusyn: Туркменістан
  • Sakizaya: Turkmenistan
  • Samoan: Turkmenistan
  • Samogitian: Torkmienėstans
  • Sango: Turkumenistäan
  • Sanskrit: तुर्कमिनिस्थान
  • Santali: ᱛᱩᱨᱠᱢᱮᱱᱤᱥᱛᱟᱱ
  • Sardinian: Turkmenistàn
  • Scots: Turkmenistan
  • Scottish Gaelic: Turcmanastàn
  • Serbian: Turkmenistan
  • Serbian: Туркменистан
  • Serbo-Croatian: Turkmenistan
  • Shan: မိူင်းတၢၵ်ႈမႅၼ်ႇၼီႇသတၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Turkmenistan
  • Sicilian: Turkmenistan
  • Silesian: Turkmyńistan
  • Sindhi: ترڪمانستان
  • Sinhala: ටර්ක්මෙනිස්තානය
  • Sinhala: තුර්ක්මෙනිස්තානය
  • Sinhala: තුර්ක්මෙනිස්ථානය
  • Skolt Sami: Turkmenistaan
  • Slovak: Turkménsko
  • Slovenian: Turkmenistan
  • Somali: Turkmenistan
  • South Azerbaijani: تورکمنیستان
  • Spanish: Turcmenistan
  • Spanish: Turcmenistán
  • Spanish: Turkmenistan
  • Spanish: Turkmenistán
  • Spanish: Türkmenistán
  • Sundanese: Turkménistan
  • Swahili: Turkmenistan
  • Swahili: Turukimenistani
  • Swati: IThumekhi
  • Swedish: Turkmenistan
  • Swiss German: Turkmenistan
  • Tagalog: Turkmenistan
  • Tajik: Туркманистон
  • Tamil: துருக்மெனித்தான்
  • Tamil: துருக்மெனியா
  • Tamil: துருக்மெனிஸ்தான்
  • Tamil: துர்க்மெனிஸ்தான்
  • Tatar: Төрекмәнстан
  • Telugu: తుర్కమెస్తాన్
  • Telugu: తుర్కమేనిస్తాన్
  • Tetum: Turkomenistaun
  • Thai: ประเทศเติร์กเมนิสถาน
  • Thai: เติร์กเมนิสถาน
  • Tibetan: ཏུརཀ་མེ་ནི་སུཏན།
  • Tigrinya: ቱርክሜኒስታን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Tekimenisiteni
  • Tosk Albanian: Turkmenistan
  • Tumbuka: Turkmenistan
  • Tunisian Arabic: تركمانستان
  • Turkish: Türkmenistan
  • Turkmen: Türkmenistan / Түркменистан
  • Turkmen: Türkmenistan
  • Udmurt: Туркмения
  • Uighur: تۈركمەنىستان
  • Ukrainian: Туркменистан
  • Ukrainian: Туркменістан
  • Upper Sorbian: Turkmenistan
  • Urdu: ترکمانستان
  • Urdu: ترکمنستان
  • Uzbek: Turkmaniston
  • Veps: Turkmenistan
  • Vietnamese: Turkmenistan
  • Vietnamese: Tuốc-mê-ni-xtan (Turkmenistan)
  • Vietnamese: Tuốc-mê-ni-xtan
  • Vlaams: Turkmenistan
  • Volapük: Turkmenän
  • Võro: Türkmenistan
  • Waray (Philippines): Turkmenistan
  • Welsh: Turkmenistan
  • Welsh: Tyrcmenistan
  • Western Balochi: ترکمنستان
  • Western Frisian: Turkmenistan
  • Western Panjabi: ترکمانستان
  • Wolof: Turkumenistaan
  • Wu Chinese: 土库曼斯坦
  • Yakut: Түркменистаан
  • Yiddish: טורקמעניסטאן
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Tọọkimenisita
  • Yoruba: Turkmẹ́nìstán
  • Yue Chinese: 土庫曼
  • Zeeuws: Toerkmenistan
  • Zhuang: Turkmenistan
  • Zulu: i-Turkmenistan
  • Tukumanatānga
  • Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic
  • Turkmenskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika
  • តួកមេនីស្ថាន

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