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Turkmenistan is located in the central Asia region having the neighbors of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Iran. Ashgabat is the capital city of this country. Turkmen Manat is the currency used by this country people. Russian, Turkmen and Uzbek are the commonly used languages by this country people. The Muslim, Eastern Orthodox and Jews are the most famous religions usually observed in this country. The "Garassyz, Bitarap Türkmenistanyn" is the independent and Neutral Turkmenistan State Anthem. The Caspian Business News, TurkmenNET and Upstream are the International Oil and Gas related issues Newspaper. Ashghabat, Merv, Karakum Desert, Kugitang Nature Reserve and Tolkuchka Bazaar are the most famous tourism spots give entertainment to the visitors. This country has various transportation facilities such as rail, road, airlines and waterways. Bukhara rugs, handcrafted jewellery, traditional Turkmen handicrafts, hand crafted silverware, Turkmen sheepskin 'Telpek' hats and other curiosities are the things available in this country for trade. Turkmenistan is a desert area having sub-tropical climate. The atmosphere of Turkmenistan is usually arid having the temperatures of 50°C at day time. The average annual rainfall never exceeds 25 cm. The winter temperature is dropping to 20°C or less.

Turkmenistan Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Turkmenistan has so many recreation activities in order to provide enjoyment, exciting experience and relief from routine work. Horse riding is the most famous recreation activity and is started with the Akhal-Teke horse which is a special breed popular for its speed and intelligence. The horse breed is a source of great national pride had a special place in the culture of Turkmens. The open spaces make very good place for riding, the Akhal-Teke horse breed is suitable for experienced riders and the rides can be done just outside portion. Horse racing is mostly started in spring and autumn season horse races are held at the Hippodrome in Ashgabat. The Turkmen culture is different from the cultural traditions of the neighboring Muslim states of Central Asia. The reason behind this culture is the ancestors of the Turkmen were nomadic tribes whereas the lands of modern Tajikistan and Uzbekistan were populated by settled as farmers. The basic culture of Turkmenistan is related to the traditions of Turkic speaking oguzs and is often referred the pre-Islamic period. The traditions of oguzs were observed in their literature, music and folklore of the Turkmen. The Turkmenistan has so many beautiful attractions in order to entertain the locals as well as visitors coming from other places. Arch of Neutrality is a wonderful spot located in Ashgabat under Ahal Province. The specialty of this Arch is Tower with a rotating golden statue of the late leader of the nation and this statue rotates along with the sun. So there is maximum sunshine on the statue. Darvaza Gas Crater is an amazing crater located at middle of the desert created in 30 years ago for the sake of underground cavity exploded during a search for natural gas. This crater is designed with 50m height and 20m depth.

Turkmenistan Demographics

Turkmenistan Total Population - 4,940,916
Turkmenistan Turkmen Population - 85%
Turkmenistan Uzbek Population - 5%
Turkmenistan Russian Population - 4%
Turkmenistan other Population - 6%

Turkmenistan Education

According to the constitution of Turkmenistan it provides primary education with free of cost for all children but the schooling up to the secondary level is mandatory. The total education system still retains the features of the structural framework of Soviet education but is still designed to produce highly skilled citizens so that the country can participate in international activities. The changes in education system include educating the people who can write the new history of the country. The government is also recreates the structure of primary and secondary school system to Western standards that have shorter curriculum consists of more vocational training and human resource development. The education system consists of two levels of education such as formal and non-formal education. The formal education of this country consists of the kindergarten and the primary school for children starting with the six-year olds and the schooling is compulsory up to Grade 8 and the secondary education which is administered by the Ministry of Education. The higher level education consists of schools beyond the secondary education requires entrance to which students must pass in lengthy, pressure-laden entrance tests. The courses in higher education comprise of normally last five years study offered in the Turkmenistan State University in Ashgabat and various specialized institutes. The Non-formal education is provided by the Internet Access and Training Project Center on internet training and use of the computers, and by the Turkmen-Turkish University equipped with more than 100 computers on internet access and internet use.

Turkmenistan Symbols

Turkmenistan state Flag
Turkmenistan Flag
Turkmenistan state Anthem
Turkmenistan Anthem
'Turkmenistanyn Dowlet Senasy'
Turkmenistan state Animal
Turkmenistan Animal

Turkmenistan History

In earlier days Turkmenistan was under the part of ancient Persian Empire. The Turkmen people were usually pastoral nomads and some of them are still continued the way of living in transportable dome-shaped felt tents. In 11th century this region was ruled the Seljuk Turks. In 13th century the Mongols of Ghenghis Khan conquered the land and they dominate the area for the next two centuries until they were removing from power in the late 15th century by attacking Uzbeks. At the time of 19th century the Turkmenia was divided into two parts one of them belonging to the khanate of Khiva and the other belonging to the khanate of Bukhara. In 1868 the khanate of Khiva was became a part of the Russian Empire and Turkmenia became as the Transcaspia Region of Russian Turkistan. After that Turkmenistan was formed as Turkistan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic founded in 1922 and made as an independent Soviet Socialist Republic on May 13, 1925 and was the poorest one of the Soviet republics. This country declared its authority in Aug 1990 and made a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States together with ten other former Soviet republics on 21st Dec 1991. President act as a head of the state and serve for 5 years term and he makes an important decisions.

Turkmenistan Tourism

The Turkmenistan has so many popular tourist attractions which provide the enjoyment and exciting experience to the visitors. In order to attract the foreign investment the Turkmenistan government has focused on infrastructure, construction of quality accommodation with several 4-star hotels and development of conference and business sectors. In recent years Turkmenistan hosts the largest and modern airport in Central Asia. Daily flights are available from Birmingham, England, Germany, India, Iran, Istanbul, Pakistan, Russia, Ukraine and the United Arab countries. The most famous tourist spot is Turkmenbashi Ruhy mosque is the largest mosque in Central Asia provides the facility of praying twenty thousand men and woman at the same time and the floor of the mosque is covered with handmade Turkmen praying mats, and an enormous eight-sided carpet decoration. Kow- Ata. Father of Caves is an Underground Lake located in Baharly in the foothills of the Kopet-Dag Mountains. The name of the Turkmen Kow-Ata means "father of caves". This underground area appears like magnificent auditorium. The length of this cave is 230m, height is 20 m and its width is 57 m. The fortress of Nadir Shah is located 22 km to the south of the Kahka region sits the fortress of the great ruler named Nadir Shah. The fortress was built by Nadir-Shah in the 18th century. It was built in a rectangular form with the one thousand meters wall length and 3 m high surrounded by a large moat.

Turkmenistan Transportation

The Turkmenistan has well developed transportation services which communicate one place to another either in local or non local. The Turkmenistan has 24,000 km highways in which 19,488 km having paved runways remaining 4,512 km road ways are unpaved. The Turkmenistan has total 2,187 km rail ways consists of broad gauge lines and some of the ways having 1.520-m gauge lines. The Amu Darya is an important inland waterway used in this country transportation as well as it consists of crude oil pipeline of 250 km and natural gas pipeline of 4,400 km. Turkmenbashy is the one and only port used in the country transportation. The Turkmenistan has total 64 airports in which only 22 have paved runways. In which 13 of them having 2,438 to 3,047 m airlines, 8 of them having 1,524 to 2,437 m service and remaining 1 provide 914 to 1,523 m airline services. The 42 airports are unpaved runways in which 7 of them are providing 914 to 1,523 m airline services and remaining 35 airports provide 914 m long ways. Several private vehicles like hiring cars and taxies are also available as the part of transportation service.

Turkmenistan Taxes

Turkmenistan Country Income Tax - 35%
Turkmenistan Country Corporate Tax - 35%
Turkmenistan Country VAT - 20%
Turkmenistan Country Domestic Companies Tax - 8%

Turkmenistan Universities

Turkmen State University, Asgabat, Turkmenistan - 1,500 students

Turkmenistan Religions

Turkmenistan Muslim Population is 89%
Turkmenistan Eastern Orthodox Population is 9%
Turkmenistan unknown Population is 2%

Turkmenistan Provinces

Ahal, Turkmenistan - Population 939,700
Asgabat, Turkmenistan - Population 871,500
Balkan, Turkmenistan - Population 553,500
Dasoguz, Turkmenistan - Population 1,370,400
Lebap, Turkmenistan - Population 1,334,500
Mary, Turkmenistan - Population 1,480,400

Turkmenistan Government

The Turkmenistan is a democratic and a presidential republic government administrated by the president. Ashgabat is the capital city of this country and this country has five administrative divisions such as Ahal Welayaty, Ashgabat, Balkan Welayaty, Dashoguz Welayaty and Lebap Welayaty are provinces and Mary Welayaty is the independent city. This country got the independence on 27 October 1991 from the Soviet Union from 1991 onwards October 27th is declared as a national holiday and the constitution was adopted in 26 September 2008. This country has transitioning to civil law system and influenced by Islamic law tradition as a legal system. Each and every one has 18 and beyond that age has a right to vote in order to elect their desired leaders. There are 3 major branches are mentioned under the government sector those are Executive, Legislative and Judicial branch. The Executive branch consists of President Act as a head of the state and cabinet and the Cabinet Ministers are appointed by the president. The president is elected by popular vote for a five-year term. The Legislative branch consists of unicameral parliament usually referred as the National Assembly having 125 seats and the members are elected by the popular majority vote to serve five-year terms. The Judicial branch consists of Supreme Court and the judges are appointed by the president. Democratic Party of Turkmenistan, National Democratic Movement of Turkmenistan (NDMT), the Republican Party of Turkmenistan and the Watan Party are the major political parties of this country.

Turkmenistan Geography

The Turkmenistan is located in Central Asia region bordering the Caspian Sea in between Iran and Kazakhstan. The geographic coordinates of this country are 40 00 N and 60 00 E. The total area occupied by this country is 488,100 sq km contains only land area. The land boundaries of this country are Afghanistan 744 km, Iran 992 km, Kazakhstan 379 km and Uzbekistan 1,621 km. The general climate of this country is subtropical desert. The Turkmenistan region consists of flat to rolling sandy desert with dunes rising to mountains in the south, low mountains along border with Iran, Caspian Sea in west as a border. The elevation extremes are Vpadina Akchanaya -81 m as a lowest point and Ayrybaba 3,139 m as a highest point. Petroleum, natural gas, coal, sulfur and salt are the natural resources usually available in this area. The total cultivated land of this country is 13,000 sq km. The general issues regarding to this country environment now make the discussions about some of the major points. Those are contamination of soil and groundwater with an agricultural chemicals, pesticides, salination, water-logging of soil due to poor irrigation methods, Caspian Sea pollution, diversion of a large share of the flow of the Amu Darya into irrigation contributes to that river's inability to replenish the Aral Sea and the transformation of arable or habitable land to desert nothing but a desertification.

Turkmenistan Parks

The Turkmenistan has several parks of various kinds such as nature parks, theme parks and amusement parks. Ashgabat Theme Park is a theme park designed by Turkmen architects as a national version of Disneyland and is opened in 2006. In order to construct this $50 million recreation complexes are observed and established based on Turkmen folk art and fairy tales which occupies an area of 100 acres and comprise of 80 attractions. The attractions in this park begin with a map of Turkmenistan and its environs that displays miniature copies of architectural monuments of the Muslim state. The Ferris wheel follow the designs of Turkmen jewelry, the Magic Carpet copies acclaimed Turkmen rugs and a roller coaster zigzags over a mini-replica of the Caspian Sea, the source of the country's immense oil and gas reserves to maintain all these facilities and popular things. The tourists felt most exciting event by visiting the characters of Turkmen folklore some of which reminds the western magic creatures. Kaplankyr State Reserve is a nature park located at the borders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan and is designed for the protection and restoration of the Houbara bustard, waterfowl and waders, Ustyurt subspecies of urial, saiga, Persian gazelle, honey badger, kulan and other representatives of flora and fauna of the Kaplankyr Hills and the neighboring territory of the North Turkmenistan. The total area having this park is 282,200 hectares.

Turkmenistan Economy

Turkmenistan is generally a desert area but it is well developed with the raising economic structure. The major economy of this country is gained from natural gas and oil resources are the world's fifth largest reserves as well as agricultural products especially cotton and this country is the world's tenth largest producers. By observing the detailed description of the economic structure of this country economy is gained from 18% of agricultural products, 50% of industries and 32% income gains through services. The 2.34 million labor force is available in several sectors such as agriculture, forestry, industry and construction. The total income of this country is $521 million and the expenditure is $548 million. The major industries located in this country are natural gas, oil, petroleum products, textiles and food processing. Cotton is the major agricultural product. It exports some products to other countries such as natural gas, cotton, petroleum products, textiles, electricity and carpets and it exports to FSU, Hong Kong, Switzerland, US, Germany and Turkey. It imports machinery and parts, grain and food plastics and rubber consumer, durables and textiles from FSU, US, Turkey, Germany and Cyprus. The currency of this country isTukmen manat (TMM) and 1 TMM is equal to 100 tenesi.