Ashgabat is one of the most populated cities in Turkmenistan, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Asia, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 38.00N latitude / 57.50E longitude. For routing in Ashgabat, please check the free driving directions Ashgabat service below.
When you visit Turkmenistan, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Russian, Turkmen, and the officially used currency is Turkmenistan manat (TMT), since 2009.
Ashgabat, the capital city, has numerous population; 683 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Ashgabat counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Turkmenistan, bears 5 851 466 sum citizens spreading on its 188 456,39 sq mi / 488 100 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Turkmenistan is Presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while salute for the national anthem called: Garassyz, Bitarap, Türkmenistanyn Döwlet Gimni (State Anthem of Independent, Neutral Turkmenistan).
Google maps Ashgabat, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Turkmenistan and the neighboring countries like Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Turkmenistan Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
Google maps Ashgabat
Short geographic information for Turkmenistan
Turkmenistan (formerly Turkmenia) bounded by the Caspian Sea in the west, Kazakhstan in the north, Uzbekistan in the east, and Iran and Afghanistan in the south. About nine-tenths of Turkmenistan is desert, chiefly the Kara-Kum. One of the world’s largest sand deserts, it is approximately 138,966 sq mi (360,000 sq km).