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Flag of Turkmenistan
Land Area 469,930 km2
Water Area 18,170 km2
Total Area 488,100km2 (#52)
Population 5,291,317 (#119)
Population Density 11.26/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic; Authoritarian
GDP (PPP) $94.72 Billion
GDP Per Capita $17,300
Currency Manat (TMT)
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    Turkmenistan Trivia

    What Kind of Government Does Turkmenistan Have?

    Turkmenistan is a presidential republic where the President is both the Head of State and the Head of Government of the country.

    What Type Of Government Does Turkmenistan Have?

    Which Languages are Spoken in Turkmenistan?

    Turkmen is the official language of Turkmenistan.

    What Languages Are Spoken In Turkmenistan?

    What is the Capital of Turkmenistan?

    Ashgabat is the capital city of Turkmenistan. It is located in Central Asia bordering the Caspian Sea and is primarily covered by the Karakum Desert.

    What Is The Capital Of Turkmenistan?

    Which Is The Most Popular Religion In Turkmenistan?

    Islam is the religion of the majority in Turkmenistan. 89% of the country’s population adhere to this religion. Christianity is the next largest religion with 10% of the population affiliated to this religion.

    Religion In Turkmenistan

    What is the biggest city in Turkmenistan?

    Ashgabat city is the largest city in Turkmenistan with a population of around 880,000 people.

    The Biggest Cities In Turkmenistan

    What is the Door to Hell?

    The Door to Hell refers to a surreal feature on the barren landscape of the Karakum Desert in Turkmenistan. The feature is a gaping crater on the surface of the land that was created by a mining miscalculation in a natural gas field.

    The Darvaza Gas Crater: the Door to Hell

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