Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan's flagLocation: Central Asia
Official name: Turkmenistan
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1991 / 1991
Capital city: Ashgabat
Population: 5.2 million / 28 people per sq mile (11 people per sq km)
Total land area: 188,455 square miles (488,100 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Turkmen (official language), Uzbek, Russian, Kazakh, Tatar
Main religions: Sunni Muslim 89%, Orthodox Christian 9%, Other 2%
Ethnic mix: Turkmen 85%, Other 6%, Uzbek 5%, Russian 4%
Government type: One-party state
Currency: New manat = 100 tenge
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2754 kilocalories


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