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Ashkhabad Destination Guide

Delve into Ashkhabad in Turkmenistan!

Ashkhabad in the region of Ahal with it's 727,700 residents is located in Turkmenistan and is the capital of this country.

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Current time in Ashkhabad is now 02:42 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Ashgabat" with an UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Gorgan, Bojnourd, Yerrikkala, Pervomayskiy or Urgench. While being here, make sure to check out Kurtli, Karadamak, Choganly, Ashkhabad, Lesopitomnik and Berzengi as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Turkmenistan - March 2010 (Video 21)

00:57 min ( April 05, 2010 by tepfair)
Views: 5,943 - Rating: 5/5

Ashgabat Nights

04:40 min ( January 07, 2008 by vvepa)
Views: 25,698 - Rating: 4.88571/5

My first slide show movie about my beautiful city Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. I hope you'll like it! :-)

Ashgabat Turkmenistan

03:38 min ( October 14, 2011 by MaxMeles)
Views: 30,640 - Rating: 4.72222/5

White marble city of ghosts

Turkmenistan - March 2010 (Video 09)

03:08 min ( April 04, 2010 by tepfair)
Views: 7,294 - Rating: 4.69231/5

Driving through Ashgabat

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Interesting facts about this location

Assembly of Turkmenistan

The Assembly (Mejlis) is the legislative branch of Turkmenistan. It has 125 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies.

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Located at 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1938 establishments, National legislatures, Politics of Turkmenistan, Unicameral legislatures

Neutrality Arch

The Neutrality Arch was a monument located in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The three-legged arch, which became known locally as "The Tripod", was 75 metres tall and was built in 1998 on the orders of Turkmenistan's President Saparmurat Niyazov to commemorate the country's official position of neutrality. It cost $12 million to construct. The monument was topped by a 12-metre tall gold-plated statue of Niyazov which rotated to always face the sun.

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Located at 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1998, Buildings and structures in Ashgabat, Destroyed landmarks, Monuments and memorials in Turkmenistan

Ashgabat International Airport

Ashgabat International Airport, formerly known as Saparmurat Turkmenbashy International Airport, is one of two international airports in Turkmenistan. It is located approximately 10 km (6 mi) northwest of the capital Ashgabat (Ashkhabad). The airport, with its air traffic control tower and a 12,000-foot long precision approach runway (12L-30R), opened in 1994 and was named after the country's first president, Saparmyrat Niyazov.

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Located at 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Turkmenistan, Buildings and structures in Ashgabat

Olympic Stadium (Ashgabat)

Ashgabat Olympic Stadium (Turkmen: Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky Olimpiýa Stadiony) is a multi-purpose stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches, but also for musical performances by Turkmen pop stars such as Maral Ibragimova. The stadium holds 35,000 people and was built in 2003. Despite the use of the name "Olympic Stadium" the facility was neither built as part of a bid to host the Olympic Games, nor has it been used in such games.

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Located at 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Athletics (track and field) venues in Turkmenistan, Football venues in Turkmenistan, Multi-purpose stadiums in Turkmenistan, National stadiums

Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic

The Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic (Turkmen: Түркменистан Совет Социалистик Республикасы Türkmenistan Sowet Sotsialistik Respublikasy; Russian: Туркменская Советская Социалистическая Республика Turkmenskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), also known as the Turkmen SSR, was one of republics of the Soviet Union in Central Asia.

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Located at 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Communism in Turkmenistan, Republics of the Soviet Union, States and territories established in 1921, Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic