What is Turkmenistan famous for?

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Cotton production, desert lands, exports of electrical power, and reserves of natural gas and oil are what the Central Asian Turkic state of Turkmenistan is known for.

Specifically, the largely desert land of Turkmenistan is irrigated to support agricultural production. At least half of all of the country's agricultural producers plant, harvest and market cotton. Because of this commitment to cotton production nationally and to cotton's role internationally, Turkmenistan is the world's tenth (10th) largest cotton producer.

In the country's predominantly desert environment, water resources are important in terms of irrigation and of energy. The country's two main power-generating stations are the Hindukush Hydroelectric Station and the Mary Thermoelectric Power Station. Both help meet domestic needs and the needs of Central Asian neighbors.

Other actual and power sources are based on the country's substantial reserves of natural gas and oil. Turkmenistan is considered to have the world's fourth (4th) largest reserves of natural gas. Both natural gas and oil are important exports from Turkmenistan.
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What is the capital of Turkmenistan?

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Is Turkmenistan in Turkey?

No, its a former soviet republic. it lies in the Asian continent, flanked by the Caspian Sea in the west and surrounded by Iran, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.

Where is Turkmenistan?

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Why is petrol so cheap in Turkmenistan?

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What year did Turkmenistan become a country?

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What languages are spoken in Turkmenistan?

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What is the ancient name of Turkmenistan?

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Was Turkmenistan originally called Turkestan?

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What is the national currency of Turkmenistan?

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Which countries border Turkmenistan?

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What is the English word 'Turkmenistan' in Turkmen?

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What are the animals and plants of Turkmenistan?

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What do people in Turkmenistan eat?

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What is education in Turkmenistan?

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Which nation lies between Turkmenistan and Pakistan?

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Which country borders Iran Pakistan and Turkmenistan?

Afghanistan borders Iran, Pakistan and Turkmenistan. Specifically, Afghanistan shares its western border with Iran. The country shares its northern border with Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. It shares borders on its northeast with China.

The name Turkmenistan means?

The name Turkmenistan means land of the turkey men. Turkmenistanfirst appeared in written form during works of the 10th century.

What is the main export of turkmenistan?

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Of which nation was Turkmenistan a recent part?

Russia is the nation of which the Central Asian Turkic state of Turkmenistan was a recent part. Specifically, Turkmenistan and Russia were both part of the former Soviet Union. In fact, Turkmenistan was one of the very last of the republics to secede during the dismantling of the former Soviet U (MORE)

Which country borders Iran Tajikistan Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan?

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Which country is between Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan?

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What is the difference between Turkmenistan and Turkestan?

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What are the mostIMPORTANT religions in turkmenistan?

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How much is turkmenistan influenced by the religion?

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Does Turkmenistan have Girl Scouts?

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How many medals has turkmenistan won?

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What is the capital of Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan?

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Why does Turkmenistan have no Girl Scouts?

Turkmenistan was a part of the USSR (Russia) where scouting was banned in 1919. Once Turkmenistan became an independent Turkic state, political factors continue to discourage organizations such as Girl Guides/Girl Scouts from organizing.

How do you get to Turkmenistan by leaving in the LAX airport?

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How can you shop from US and ship to Turkmenistan?

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