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Last update : 19 February 2019


Turkmenistan information

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Capital : Ashgabat
Language :  Turkmen
Currency :  Turkmen new manat
Population : 4 751 120
Area : 488 100 km2

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Turkmenistan facts

1. Independence from the USSR obtained on October 27, 1991.
2. The population density is 11 people / km².
3. The country is 1.5 times larger than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam, 91%.
5. The main river is Amu-daria.
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7. Political system – presidential republic.
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9. The highest peak is Ajribaba, 3,139 m above sea level.
10. The country is larger than Poland and has over 7 times less population.
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11. Kara-kum Desert covers almost 80% of Turkmenistan. It is one of the largest sand deserts in the world.

12. The traditional house is a yurt, a tent with wooden scaffolding.

13. The media is strictly controlled, there is no free word.

14. It is a very corrupt country.

15. Kara-kum Canal is one of the longest irrigation channels in the world.

16. It is a very hot country, in July and August the temperature reaches up to 50 degrees Celsius.

Autor: Turyst

17. The Turkmenistan flag has the most complex pattern of all flags in the world.

Autor: ciekawy

18. Under the rule of President Saparmyrat Nyyazov, the inhabitants of this country did not have to pay for gas, electricity and heating.

19. Every person owning a car is entitled to 120 liters of free gas every month.

Autor: leon

20. The minimum wage is 535 manat per month (data from 2015).

21. Retired women can go at the age of 57, and men at the age of 62.

22. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.4% .

Autor: Daria

23. In Turkmenistan, an average person consumes about 4.3 liters of pure alcohol per year.

24. The most drinks are spirit – 58%, then wine – 26%, and beer – 16%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

25. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

26. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

27. The average IQ level is 87.

Autor: EduKacJa

28. In this country there are 0.3% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 14,253 people).

Autor: Reebeka

29. Built-up speed allowed 60 km / h.

30. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the regular road is 90 km / h, and on the 110 km / h expressway.

Autor: AutoMania

31. Zero tolerance for drivers driving a car “by glass”. You must have 0.0 promil.

32. In 2013, 883 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

33. 2.2% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

Autor: AutoMania

34. In this country, over 848,000 motor vehicles are registered (178 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

35. 6% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 290,000 people).

36. 69.1% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Autor: Durga

37. In this country there are more than 59 623 km of paved roads (0.09% of all roads in the world).

38. In this country there are 26 airports, 21 of the paved surface.

39. In this country there are over 2,980 km of railway tracks.

Autor: Marlène

40. In this country over 638 000 (2015) 1 049 915 (2018) people have access to the internet (around 22% of the population).

41. About 11,000 (2015) 20,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Autor: NET

42. The country’s top-level domain is .tm . There are over 14,300 websites with such an extension.

43. The most popular pages with the extension .tm are: biz.tm, info.tm and asterios.tm.

Autor: http

44. The country has over $27,040,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.23% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries in the world).

Autor: Vinamra

45. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $54 237 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $42 360 000 000 .

46. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 16.8% GDP, or around: $9 111 816 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 36.5% GDP, or around: $15,461,400,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $3 254.

47. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $522 300 000 .

Autor: Komornik

48. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 11 cigarettes a month.

Autor: VViki

49. The lowest temperature: -35 °C was measured in Chesme.

50. The highest temperature: 50.1 °C was measured in the Repetek Reserve.

Autor: weather

51. The most deadly disease in this country is heart failure.

Autor: medi

52. The average life expectancy in this country is 64.7 years (women – 68.9 years and men – 60.6 years).

Autor: Wilga

53. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

54. In this country, women having their first child on average 24.6 years old.

55. 10 women give birth to 21 children on average

Autor: Nadia

56. The average age of people living in this country is 27.1 years old.

57. The country is around:
1 242 000 people (26.14%) in the age range 0-14 years.
3 301 000 people (69.48%) in the age range 15-64 years.
208 100 people (4.38%) over 65 years old.

Autor: Sara19

58. In this country, about 92 200 children are born each year (1.9% of the population), and about 29 100 people die (0.6% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

59. The lowest situated place in the country is Vpadina Akchanaya – 81 m above sea level.

Autor: Klemens

60. There are 326600 km2 of agricultural land in Turkmenistan (69% of the country).

Autor: Statyk

61. 38 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

62. The highest located town in the country is Khodzhai-Fil’ata.

63. He joined the United Nations on March 2, 1992.

Autor: Statyk

64. 41270 km2 of the country is covered by forests (8.8%)

65. The work week is 40 hours.

66. 45% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

67. The last death penalty was completed in 1997.

Autor: Statyk

68. Turkmenistan ranks 79th in the best world armies.

69. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 30,000 professional and 0 reservists.

70. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 710 tanks, 1941 armored vehicles, 72 jet aircraft and 25 helicopters.

71. The army was allocated in 2018 over 200,000,000 dollars.

72. The naval fleet consists of more than 4 ships (2018).

Autor: Wojak

73. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

74. The level of inflation in 2018 is 6.5%.

Autor: Fan%

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What is the highest peak in Turkmenistan?
The highest peak in Turkmenistan is Ajribaba (3139 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Turkmenistan?
Amu-daria is the largest river in Turkemnicanie.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Turkmenistan?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Turkmenistan has national colors?
National colors: green and white.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Turkmenistan?
Turkmenistan borders with such countries as: Afghanistan 744 km, Iran 992 km, Kazakhstan 379 km, Uzbekistan 1 621 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 27.1 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 535 manat per month (data from 2015).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Turkmenistan?
The population density is 10 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
There is no official motto.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 50.1 ° C was measured in the Repetek Reserve.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -35 ° C was measured in Chesme.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?...
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta