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Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan
Türkmenistan  (Turkmen)
Flag of Turkmenistan
Emblem of Turkmenistan
Flag Emblem
Anthem: 
Garaşsyz Bitarap Türkmenistanyň Döwlet Gimni
State Anthem of Independent, Neutral Turkmenistan

Location of  Turkmenistan  (red)
Location of  Turkmenistan  (red)
Capital
and largest city
Ashgabat
37°58′N 58°20′E / 37.967°N 58.333°E / 37.967; 58.333
Official languages Turkmen
Inter-ethnic
languages
Russian
Ethnic groups (2011)
Demonym Turkmen
Government Unitary presidential republic
• President
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
Akja Nurberdiýewa
Legislature Mejlis
Formation
1511
30 April 1918
13 May 1925
• Declared state sovereignty
22 August 1990
• Declared independence from the Soviet Union
27 October 1991
• Recognized
26 December 1991
18 May 1992
Area
• Total
491,210 km2 (189,660 sq mi) (53rd)
• Water (%)
4.9
Population
• 2014 estimate
5,171,943 (117th)
• Density
10.5/km2 (27.2/sq mi) (221st)
GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate
• Total
$93.271 billion
• Per capita
$17,072
GDP (nominal) 2016 estimate
• Total
$35.398 billion
• Per capita
$6,479
Gini (1998) 40.8
medium
HDI (2014) Increase 0.688
medium · 109th
Currency Turkmen new manat (TMT)
Time zone TMT (UTC+5)
Drives on the right
Calling code +993
ISO 3166 code TM
Internet TLD .tm
External video
Example of Turkmenistan TV News

Coordinates: 40°N 60°E / 40°N 60°E / 40; 60

Turkmenistan (Listeni/tɜːrkˈmɛnstæn/ or Listeni/tɜːrkmɛnˈstɑːn/; Turkmen: Türkmenistan/Түркменистан/تۆركمهنيستآن, pronounced [tyɾkmeniˈθːaːn]); formerly known as Turkmenia is a country in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.


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