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Turkmenistan Overview

Turkmenistan is located in southwestern Central Asia and borders Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, as well as the coast of the Caspian Sea. The area has been populated since ancient times. Capital: Ashgabat Biggest city: Ashgabat State: republic Language: Turkmen Surface: 488 100 km² Population: 5.2 million (2013) Population density: 10 residents per km² Life… Read More »

Turkmenistan Population and Language

The population of Turkmenistan is concentrated to a strip of land in the west as well as to the river valleys and the area around the Karakum Canal. The majority of the residents are Turkmen, a people of mixed Turkish and Mongolian origin. Turkmen are also found in Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Iraq and Syria. The… Read More »