Turkmenistan


Currency

The official currency of Turkmenistan is Manat.

Capital

Ashgabat

Location

Turkmenistan is located in Central Asia.


Turkmenistan Location

Population

Estimated population (2012): 4,751,120

Estimated population (1950): 1,211,000

Flag


Turkmenistan Flag

Economy

Turkmenistan is largely a desert country with intensive agriculture in irrigated areas, and huge gas and oil resources. Although a big part of Turkmenistan is a desert, Turkmenistan is among the top ten producers of cotton in the world. Also in terms of natural gas reserves, it is ranked 4th in the world.