Turkmenistan Cheat Sheet (Turkmenistan At a Glance):

 Formal Name

 Turkmenistan (Turkmenia)

 Location of Turkmenistan

 Central Asia






 491,210 km2 (189,660 sq mi)

 Land Boundaries

 Total: 3,736 km, Border Countries: Afghanistan 744 km, Iran 992 km, Kazakhstan 379 km, Uzbekistan 1,621 km


 5.6 Million

 Ethnic Groups

 Turkmen, Uzbek, Russian


 Turkmen, Russian

 Administrative and Territorial Structure

 5 Provinces, 1 Capital City. 50 Districts, 24 Towns, including 15 towns district-wide, 76 villages and 553 rural councils and 1903 rural settlements in Turkmenistan.


 Islam, Christianity


 Turkmenistan Manat (TMT)

 Time Zone

 UTC+5 (TMT)

 Calling Code


 Internet TLD


 Drives On

 Right Side

 Visa on Arrival


 Major Cities

 Ashgabat, Turkmenabat, Dashoguz, Mary, Balkanabat

About Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia bordered by the Caspian Sea and largely covered by the Karakum Desert. It’s known for archaeological ruins including those at Nisa and Merv, major stops along the ancient trade route the Silk Road. Ashgabat, the capital, was rebuilt in Soviet style in the mid-20th century and is filled with grand monuments honoring former president Saparmurat Niyazov.

Languages of Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan’s official language is Turkmen under the 1992 Constitution. This language is the combination of Turkish and Azerbaijani, spoken by 72 per cent of the population.



Travel Guide

Visa Information

Turkmenistan Visa Procedure (Stamped Visa):

* Normal Visa stamping takes 7 working days
* Urgent Visa stamping takes in 3 Working days

Documents Required:

• Letter of Invitation from tour company in Turkmenistan.
• 1 Photo
• Passport validity of minimum 6 months from date of travel.

* Please note that Turkmen visa will be included in the tourism package along with the Letter of Invitation fee.
* Scanned copy of passport is required for acquiring Letter of Invitation from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkmenistan and the process takes 10 working days.
* After we receive Invitation, original passports are required for visa stamping in Delhi.

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