National Symbols of Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is a country in Asia. It shares borders with the following countries: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Iran, . The capital of Turkmenistan is Ashgabat.

The official language is Turkmen and the Turkmenistan manat is the currency of the Turkmenistan. The domain is .tm and the country code is +993.

National day is celebrated on 27 Oct 1991. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Turkmenistan is no exception.

In Turkmenistan, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Turkmen people. Chal is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Turkmenistan. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Magtymguly Pyragy represent a national Turkmen symbol.

The country was founded by Atamyrat Niyazov. The current president of Turkmenistan is Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow.

In Turkmenistan the power plugs and sockets are of type B, C, F. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Turkmen national anthem was written by (Collectively) and composed by Veli Mukhatov.

Country information

Former name(s) Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic
Official name(s) Turkmenistan
Alternative name(s) Turkmenistan (official, English)
Regional location Central Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Kazakhstan
Country name etymology "Land of Turkmens", an ethnic group.
Climate Subtropical desert
Terrain Flat-to-rolling sandy desert with dunes rising to mountains in the south; low mountains along border with Iran; borders Caspian Sea in west
Population 6,031,200
National Day 27 Oct 1991
Language(s) Turkmen
Religion Islam, Christianity
Country code +993
Literacy rate 99.7%
Currency Turkmenistan manat
Capital city Ashgabat
Domain(TLD) .tm
Ethnicity Turkmens, Uzbeks, Russians, Kazakhs & Tatars
Head of government President
Nationality Turkmen
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 491,210 km2 (189,660 sq mi)
Timezone Turkmenistan manat (TMT)
Average elevation 230 m (755 ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Turkmenistan

Flag map of Turkmenistan

Motto of Turkmenistan

Garaşsyzlyk, Bitaraplyk, Berkararlyk- "Independence, Neutrality, Stability"

National animal of Turkmenistan

The National animal of Turkmenistan is Akhal-Teke

National Animal of Turkmenistan - Akhal-Teke

National flower of Turkmenistan

The National flower of Turkmenistan is Red Rose. Botanical name is Rosa.

National flower of Turkmenistan - Red Rose

National bird of Turkmenistan

The National bird of Turkmenistan is Not Declared

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Turkmen Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Don't sleep in a place so low that a flood can carry you away.
Don't sleep in a place so high that the wind can blow you away.

Stretch your legs [only to] the length of your blanket.

Walk barefoot and the thorns will hurt you.

After the cart is broken, many people will offer advice on how to fix it.

If you get burned while drinking hot milk,
You'll even try to cool your "ayran" drink more.

The snake hates mint
But the mint grows at the entrance of its home.

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