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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
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. 2.2% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. This country has more than 848,000 motor vehicles (178 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .tm . There are over 14,300 websites with this extension.

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

5. During the reign of President Saparmyrat Nyyazov, the inhabitants of this country did not have to pay for gas, electricity and heating.

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

7. The country has 26 airports, 21 of the paved surface.

8. In this country there are more than 2 980 km of railway tracks.

9. Political system – presidential republic.

10. The media is strictly controlled, no free speech.

11. It is a very corrupt country.

12. The Kara-kum Canal is one of the longest irrigation canals in the world.


Geography in Turkmenistan

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1. Vpadina Akchanaya is the lowest place in the country – 81 m a.s.l.

2. The country is 1.5 times larger than Poland.

3. Turkmenistan borders with such countries as: Afghanistan 744 km, Iran 992 km, Kazakhstan 379 km, Uzbekistan 1,621 km.

4. The main river is Amu-daria.

5. Ajribaba is the highest peak, 3,139 m a.s.l.

6. In Turkmenistan there are 326600 km2 of agricultural land (69% of the country’s area).

7. The highest city in the country is Khodzhai-Fil’ata.

8. 412,670 km2 of the country’s area is covered by forests (8.8%)

9. Kara-kum Desert covers almost 80% of Turkmenistan. It is one of the largest sandy deserts in the world.

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

75. The nearest capital in a straight line from Ashgabat is Tehran (Iran) – 669 km.

76. The furthest capital in a straight line from Ashgabat is Santiago (Chile) – 15442 km.


Finance in Turkmenistan

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1. The minimum wage is 535 manat (about PLN 594) per month (data from 2015).

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

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

4. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 54 237 000 000 (PLN 232 134 360 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 42 360 000 000 (PLN 181 300 800 000).

5. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 was 16.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 9 111 816 000 (PLN 38 998 572 480),
2018 year was 36.5 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 15,461,400,000 (PLN 66,174,792,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 3,254 (PLN 13,928).

6. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 522,300,000 .

7. This country has more than $ 27,040,000,000 (PLN 115 731 200 000) for foreign currency reserves (0.23% of foreign reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Turkmenistan

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

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

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

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

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

6. Every person owning a car is entitled to 120 liters of free gasoline every month.

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

8. The last death penalty was completed in 1997.


Education in Turkmenistan

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 87.

4. In a country that is 0,3% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 14 253 people).


Work in Turkmenistan

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1. The minimum wage is 535 manat (about PLN 594) per month (data from 2015).

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

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.4% .

4. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Turkmenistan

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1. Vpadina Akchanaya is the lowest place in the country – 81 m a.s.l.

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

3. Ajribaba is the highest peak, 3,139 m a.s.l.

4. The highest city in the country is Khodzhai-Fil’ata.

5. Kara-kum Desert covers almost 80% of Turkmenistan. It is one of the largest sandy deserts in the world.

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

7. Lowest temperature: -35 ° C was measured in Chesme.

8. Highest temperature: 50.1 ° C was measured in Repetek Reserve.


Army in Turkmenistan

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1. Turkmenistan ranks 79th in the list of the best armies in the world.

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

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

4. In 2018, more than $ 200,000,000 was allocated to the army (PLN 856,000,000).

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


Society in Turkmenistan

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1. In Turkmenistan, an average adult consumes about 4.3 liters of pure alcohol annually.

2. Most drink alcohol – 58%, then wine – 26%, and beer – 16%.

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

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

5. 6% of the population suffers from malnutrition (around 290,000).

6. 69.1% of the population lives on less than $4 a day.

7. The average IQ level is 87.

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

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.1 children.

10. In this country, more than 638 000 (2015) 1 049 915 (2018) people have access to the internet (about 22% of the population).

11. About 11,000 (2015) 20,000 (2018) Facebook accounts were founded.

12. The population density is 11 people / km².

13. The main religion is Islam, 91%.

15. The country is larger than Poland and has over 7 times less population.

16. The average age people living in this country is 27.1 years.

17. In this country there are 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.

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

19. 38 people out of 1000 have firearms.

20. 45% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

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

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


Symbols of Turkmenistan

1. The Turkmen flag has the most complex pattern of all flags in the world.

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


History of Turkmenistan

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1. Independence from the USSR obtained on October 27, 1991.

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


Answers

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


Which Turkmenistan has national colors?

National colors: green and white.

answer: Marta


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