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Interesting Facts about Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan Interesting Facts

Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia. Here are some interesting facts about Turkmenistan:

  • Turkmenistan is independent from the Soviet Union since 1991.
  • Turkmenistan is one of the least visited countries in the world.
  • 70% of Turkmenistan is a desert.
  • The Gate of Hell in Turkmenistan is a man-made mistake.
  • The capital city of Turkmenistan is Ashgabat and it holds the Guinness World Record.
  • Men above the age of 70 in Turkmenistan could keep a beard.
  • Turkmenistan has a National Melon Day holiday.
  • Turkmenistan is the only country in Central Asia where you can’t eat horse meat.
  • Turkmenistan is the only officially neutral country in the world.
  • Turkmenistan is well-known for its traditional carpets.
  • Turkmenistan means the Place of the Turkmen.
  • The favorite dish in Turkmenistan is plov.
  • Turkmenistan has many unusual laws.
  • The Turkmen national hat calls “telpek”.
  • The most popular book in Turkmenistan is “Ruhnama”.
  • The Turkmen book Ruhnama conquered space in 2005.
  • Turkmenistan borders Iran and Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the north-east, and Kazakhstan to the north-west.

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