Located in the continent of Asia, Turkmenistan covers 469,930 square kilometers of land and 18,170 square kilometers of water, making it the 53rd largest nation in the world with a total area of 488,100 square kilometers.
Turkmenistan became an independent state in 1991, after gaining its sovereignty from Russia. The population of Turkmenistan is 5,054,828 (2012) and the nation has a density of 11 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Turkmenistan is the Turkmenistan New Manat (TMT). As well, the people of Turkmenistan are refered to as Turkmen.
The dialing code for the country is 993 and the top level internet domain for Turkmen sites is .tm.
To learn more, visit our detailed Turkmenistan section.
|Density||10.8 / km2 ( 27.9 / mi2 )|
|Currency||Turkmenistan New Manat|
|GDP||47,931,929,825 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||9,482 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||469,930 km2 (181,441 mi2)|
|Water Area||18,170 km2 (7,015 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Kazakhstan, Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan|
What is the capital of Turkmenistan?
Ashgabat is the capital city of Turkmenistan. It has a population of 727,700, and is located on a latitue of 37.95 and longitude of 58.38.
Ashgabat is also the political center of Turkmenistan, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Ashgabat, the Capital Of Turkmenistan
|Elevation||219 meters over sea level|
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