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Ashgabat is the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan, a country in Central Asia. It has a population of 695,300 , 2009 estimates around 1 million people in Ashgabat, and is situated between the Kara Kum desert and the Kopet Dag mountain range. Ashgabat has a primarily Turkmen population, with ethnic minorities of Russians, Armenians, and Azeris.Ashgabat is a relatively young city, growing out of a village of the same name established by Russian officers in 1881. It is not far from the site of Nisa, the ancient capital of the Parthian Empire, and it grew on the ruins of the Silk Road city of Konjikala, which was first mentioned as a wine-producing village in 2nd century.
- Ashgabat Airport, also known as Saparmurat Turkmenbashy International Airport, is one of two…
- The Ashgabat National Museum of History is a history museum in Ashgabat, the capital city of…
- Ertogrul Gazi Mosque on Azadi str. is a mosque located just south of Magtymguly ayoli,in Ashgabat, T…