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Complete details about Turkmenistan in Asia with capital city Ashgabat

Country NameTurkmenistan (Türkmenostan)
Country CodeTKM
Capital CityAshgabat
ContinentAsia
RegionSouthern and Central Asia
Independence Year1991
Population4459000
Surface Area488100.0
Life Expectancy60.9 years
GNP4397.0 (old 2000.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Kazakh     (2.0%)
Russian     (6.7%)
Turkmenian [official]     (76.7%)
Uzbek     (9.2%)

Major Cities

Ashgabat, Ahal     (population 540600)
Chärjew, Lebap     (population 189200)
Dashhowuz, Dashhowuz     (population 141800)
Mary, Mary     (population 101000)

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From @hugeupside on Mon Feb 27 01:45:50 EST 2017 RT @Intrigue_Jones: "small quantities...exported to #Turkmenistan compared...#Pakistan...#Tajikistan...route...important role in transnatio?
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From @naydizdes on Mon Feb 27 01:16:37 EST 2017 Satlyk Samsung Galaxy a5 2017 https://t.co/IbmplfUJnB #Turkmenistan https://t.co/voyeFfMDhB
From @Nilakathalan_ve on Mon Feb 27 01:01:24 EST 2017 RT @anand_warrior: Turkmenistan crater has burned for more than 40 years https://t.co/tSpQIKgnjg @jothims #SaveNeduvaasal
From @dwmnews_nena on Mon Feb 27 00:52:14 EST 2017 RT @Navbahor: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan sit proudly below. https://t.co/cW8NgvjEaz
From @JadiSemakinTau on Mon Feb 27 00:38:19 EST 2017 Beberapa masyarakat Kyrgyzstan dan Turkmenistan punya tradisi pria menyandera wanita yang ingin dinikahinya sampai ia menyatakan bersedia.
From @dwmnews_nena on Mon Feb 27 00:26:59 EST 2017 RT @globaljourn: SHOW | #Turkmenistan will hold multi-party elections for the first time in their history." @azathabar @adalatseeker https:?
From @dwmnews_nena on Mon Feb 27 00:24:46 EST 2017 RT @adalatseeker: Cancer ? Main Cause of Death among #Turkmen Female Prisoners https://t.co/5fzbbX5jrV #Turkmenistan https://t.co/zE2TZ3oS00
From @dwmnews_nena on Mon Feb 27 00:23:51 EST 2017 RT @adalatseeker: Famous #Turkmen singer imprisoned to 15 years on drugs charges; his friends deny he ever used drugs https://t.co/8GxVOBYk?
From @anand_warrior on Mon Feb 27 00:21:34 EST 2017 Turkmenistan crater has burned for more than 40 years https://t.co/tSpQIKgnjg @jothims #SaveNeduvaasal
From @dwmnews_nena on Mon Feb 27 00:20:33 EST 2017 RT @Tekke_TMCA: @hrw @amnesty @amnestyusa @OSCE @osce_odihr @UNHumanRights @UN big ?:where're you when we need you the most? #Turkmenistan?
From @dwmnews_nena on Mon Feb 27 00:17:08 EST 2017 RT @adalatseeker: ??????-2017: ??? ??????????? ??????? ???? https://t.co/8e0KTnHX0C #Turkmenistan #???????????? https://t.co/x9KJXQigUc
From @dwmnews_nena on Mon Feb 27 00:15:07 EST 2017 RT @adalatseeker: #Turkmenistan Elections-2017: #Berdymuhamedov?s ratings are lower than in 2012 https://t.co/VT8wbFJ1Ef https://t.co/mf3ej?
From @PrayEkballo247 on Mon Feb 27 00:00:28 EST 2017 Pray for laborers to be sent to the Dargin people of Turkmenistan, Pop: 2,700 #Ekballo Info: https://t.co/WI4K9gDy0Q
From @WeatherRepeater on Mon Feb 27 00:00:11 EST 2017 The weather at latitude 38.5 longitude 55.3, Bekibent in Turkmenistan is currently cloudy. ???