|Full name||Republic of Turkmenistan|
|Population||6.2 million (est. 2016)|
|Borders||Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan by land and Azerbaijan by sea.|
|Language||Turkmen, Uzbeh, Russian|
|Newspaper||Caspian Business News, TurkmenNET and Upstream - The International Oil & Gas Newspaper.|
|Places to Visit||Ashghabat, Merv, Karakum Desert, Kugitang Nature Reserve and Tolkuchka Bazaar.|
|Major Religion||Islam, Eastern Orthodox|
In 2014, Turkmenistan exported $10.6B and imported $7.42B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $3.22B. In 2014 the GDP of Turkmenistan was $47.9B and its GDP per capita was $15.5k.
The top exports of Turkmenistan are:
Petroleum Gas ($8.6B),Refined Petroleum ($881M), Raw Cotton ($322M), Crude Petroleum ($167M) and Non-Retail Pure Cotton Yarn ($155M).
The top export destinations of Turkmenistan are:
China ($8.59B),Turkey ($612M), Italy ($493M), the United Kingdom ($195M) and Germany ($172M).
Its top imports are:
Special Purpose Ships ($339M),Iron Structures ($287M), Raw Iron Bars ($230M), Iron Pipes($216M) and Other Large Iron Pipes ($191M).
The top import origins are:
Turkey ($2.19B),Russia ($1.14B), China ($921M), Ukraine ($431M) and Kazakhstan($353M).
The presidents of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan on Monday officially opened a new railroad that will link the oil-rich Turkmenistan with Afghanistan. [Details...]
Ertugrul Gazi Mosque in Ashgabat
The Door to Hell
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