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Explore Mary in Turkmenistan

Mary in the region of Mary with its 114,680 inhabitants is a place in Turkmenistan - some 190 mi or ( 306 km ) East of Ashkhabad , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Mary

Time in Mary is now 03:05 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Ashgabat " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mashhad, Ashkhabad, Herat, Bukhara, and Vos'moye Marta. Since you are here already, consider visiting Mashhad . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Mary ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Turkmenistan airlines. Boeing 717-200 Landing to Ashgabat.wmv

9:44 min by leosmad
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Mary Schwate's photos around Mary, Turkmenistan

2:05 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4
Views: 752 Rating: 5.00

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Not Allowed !

0:35 min by MaxMeles
Views: 510 Rating: 3.67

Masoud risking life in prison by shooting movie at Mary Airport, Turkmenistan. ..

Erk Kala in Merv

0:23 min by gringoMJ
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Interesting facts about this location

Mary, Turkmenistan

Mary is the capital city of Mary Province in Turkmenistan. Former names include Merv, Meru and Margiana. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:37|36|N|61|50|E|region:TM_type:city|| |primary |name= }}. The city is an oasis in the Karakum Desert, located on the Murghab river. In 2009, Mary had a population of 123,000, up from 92,000 in the 1989 census. In Kerait tradition, Mary the mother of Jesus was buried here. The city also has an airport.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.60 61.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Populated places in Turkmenistan


Margu was a satrapy of the Achaemenid Empire. The ruler who lost a Bactrian revolt is mentioned as a Margian in the Behistun inscriptions of ca. 515 BCE by Darius Hystaspis. It is not mentioned as a satrapy in the inscription, because it was included in a larger satrapy of the empire.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 37.60 61.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Achaemenid satrapies, Provinces of the Sassanid Empire

Mary Stadium

Mary Stadium is a stadium in Mary, Turkmenistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home for Merw Mary. It has a capacity of 10,000 people.

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Located at 37.59 61.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Football venues in Turkmenistan

Sanjan (Khorasan)

Sanjan is an ancient city on the southern edge of the Kara-kum Desert, in the vicinity of the historically eminent oasis-city of Merv. Topographically, Sanjan is located in the Greater Khorasan region of Central Asia. Politically, Sanjan is in the present-day Mary Province of Turkmenistan. Together with Merv, Sanjan was an important stopping place and center of trade on the southern route of the Silk road.

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Located at 37.59 61.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Turkmenistan

Mary Airport

Mary Airport is the second largest international airport in Turkmenistan. In March 2009, the airport was expanded with a new terminal and opened a US$5 million, two-story, 3,500-square-meter terminal and upgraded its status from provincial to international airport. Located in 6 km. north-east of the centre of Mary.

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Located at 37.61 61.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Airports in Turkmenistan

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Mary