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About Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan, also called Turkmenia, is situated in Central Asia. The Archaeological Sites, the Medieval Monuments, the Nature Reserves, and Pilgrims Shrines are the major tourist attraction of Turkmenistan.


Currency :

Turkmen new manat (TMT)

Area :

491,210 square km (188,456 square miles)

Population :

5,125,693 (approximately)

Language :

Turkmen, Russian

Calling Code :

+993

Time Zone :

TMT (UTC+5)


Climate & Geography

Turkmenistan has a dry climate with rainfall being few and far in-between. The Kopet Dag Range is the area which receives the highest precipitation.

Turkmenistan is surrounded by Iran to its south and southwest, Afghanistan to the southeast, Uzbekistan to the east and northeast, the Caspian Sea to the west and Kazakhstan to the northwest. Turkmenistan lies between latitudes 35 degrees and 43 degrees N and longitudes 52 degrees and 67 degrees E.
Territory & Capital
The Karakum Desert covers most of the country. The Great Balkhan Range is measured at a height of 1,880 meters (6,170 ft.) at Mount Arlan. Turkmenistan has a 1,768 km (1,099 miles) long coastline along the Caspian Sea.

Ashgabat is the capital and the largest city of Turkmenistan.

Suitable Visiting Seasons : The period between March and December is the best time to visit Turkmenistan.

Transportation

Roadways, waterways, railways and airways are effectively used for transportation in Turkmenistan.


Tourist & Immigration Info

Along with the full visas, full transit visas can also be obtained in Turkmenistan.


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