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 Cities of Turkmenistan


Ashgabat (Ashkhabat) is the capital and the largest city of Turkmenistan, which name can be translated as the "city of love". It is located in the south-west part of the country, in the extensive oasis, which lies at the foothills of Kopet-Dagh, on the very ed...
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Kunya-Urgench is located in the north-eastern part of Turkmenistan on the territory of the museum of culture. The ancient capital of Northern Khorezm, which was already mentioned in Chinese sources in the I century AD. was under the grip of the Arabs in the mi...
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Dashauz - a city in north-eastern Turkmenistan, the administrative center of Dashauz veloyat (region).The name of the city derives from the name of the oguz tribal union "Dash oguz", that is "Outer oguz" described later in the epic "Dede Korkut". In the Middle...
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Turkmenabad. Mary. Dashoguz

Mary Mary is the third largest city of Turkmenistan – located in the oasis in the Karakum Desert, in the delta of the Murgab. Mary was founded in 1884 as Russian military and administrative center at 30 kilometers from ancient Merv (till 1937 Mary was ca...
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Turkmenbashi. Awaza. Balkanabat

The port city Turkmenbashi (formerly Krasnovodsk) is the only one large port in whole Central Asia, providing a link with European countries. Surrounded on the east by the crescent of low mountains, in the west it looks in the turquoise-blue waters of the Casp...
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Turkmenabad – the center of the eastern part of the Republic of Turkmenistan and the second most populous city (150 thousand of inhabitants, the biggest part of which are the Uzbeks).Once the fortress of Bukhara Emirate Chardjui ("Four Channels")was loca...
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