Towns of Turkmenistan

Tashauz or Dashkhovuz historical names of the city consisted of two words: Turkish word Tash/Dash (stone) and Arabic word hawd (pool). It meant ‘stone pool’ because the city was su...
The village was founded in 1933 on Trans-Caspian railway in connection with the development of an oil field. That is why, Balkanabat, an administrative centre in Balkan Province, w...
Ashgabat is the marble capital and the biggest city of Turkmenistan. It is situated between the Karakum desert to the north and Kopet Dag mountain range separating it from Iran, 20...
Mary is an important city for Turkmenistan with its history and location. Being the third-largest city in the country it is the main centre of the cotton and gas industry and an im...
Merv is an ancient settlement near the city of Mary. It is situated at the edge of the Karakum desert. Merv was one of the most significant oasis cities on the Great Silk Road.
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