Turkmenistan by MaryLee Knowlton

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby MaryLee Knowlton.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesCultures of the world
LC ClassificationsDK933 .K58 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3395045M
ISBN 100761420142
LC Control Number2005006455

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Some books about Turkmenistan The Black Gulf – Konstantin Paustovsky. In our mind, Konstantin Paustovsky was the greatest Russian prose writer of the 20th century (Nabokov very close second). The Ruhnama, a book written for the Turkmen people by Suparmurat Niyazov is still sold, and still learned in Turkmen schools.

As such, it is best not to criticise the former President as well. Turkmenistan, like any other Central Asian country, is a fairly corrupt l: Ashgabat. Explore Turkmenistan holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.

| By far the most mysterious and unexplored of Central Asia’s 'stans, Turkmenistan became famous for the truly bizarre dictatorship of Saparmyrat Niyazov, who ruled as ‘Turkmenbashi’ (‘leader of the Turkmen’) until his death in. Turkmenistan.

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The Turkmenistan Airlines fleet consists of only modern Boeing. Turkmenistan is among the world’s most repressive and closed countries, where the president and his associates have total control over all aspects of public life. A new draft constitution. Turkmenistan declared independence on 27 Octoberone of the last republics to secede.

InTurkmenistan became a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, an international organization of former Soviet republics. However, Turkmenistan reduced its status in the organization to "associate member" in August Turkmenistan Airlines is Turkmenistan's national flag carrier, offering passenger and cargo flights from its base in Ashgabat.

As the only airline of Turkmenistan, it is one of few airlines which operate domestic flights around the country, in addition to many international destinations in Asia and the Middle East. Turkmenistan is one of the few countries of any size left on the globe which is not the subject of a dedicated travel guide in English (major competitors cover Central Asia as a region).

Yet, lying as it does at the heart of the Silk Road route, it is a historically and culturally rich land. Travelers can gain insight into the heritage with the clear itineraries supplied of the major 5/5(3). Turkmenistan is a safe country and most trips are trouble-free. There is a visible police presence and most citizens are law abiding.

That said, you are advised to wear a money belt, watch your belongings, steer clear of dark streets at night and avoid taking rides in unofficial taxis alone. Saparmurat Atayevich Niyazov (Turkmen: Saparmyrat Ataýewiç Nyýazow, Cyrillic: Сапармырат Атаевич Ныязов; 19 February – 21 December ; also known as Türkmenbaşy (Head of the Turkmen) or Beýik Türkmenbaşy (Great Head of the Turkmen) was a Turkmen politician who served as the leader of Turkmenistan from until his death in Children: Murat, Irina.

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Travel outside Turkmenistan's capital city, Ashgabat, requires the accompaniment of a travel guide. This can be costly, so be sure to budget accordingly before your visit. While the country has generally been free of terrorism that has rocked its neighbouring countries, Turkmenistan is known for what is called "vodka terrorism".5/5.

In the past two years, a book written by the president has become a required part of school and university curricula. The book, Ruhnama, is a page blend of history, myth and philosophy meant to bolster a spirit of national consciousness among ethnic Turkmen, who make up nearly 80% of the country's five million population.

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km² (, miles²) - 4, people Land boundaries: 3, km. Turkmenistan is a single-party country, a former Soviet state, run by a president at the center of a cult of personality.

Ashgabat was recently noted by. Throughout the first half of the 20th century, the Aral Sea was the world's fourth-largest lake. In the s, the Soviet Union began a massive irrigation project in what are now Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, diverting water from the rivers that feed the Aral Sea to irrigate farmland.

Turkmenistan is known for its huge oil and gas resources, as well as for the rich, complex, and captivating history of the Turkmen people. For centuries they were known as skillful and courageous warriors who left deep marks in the histories of other countries, such as India, Russia, Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, and Egypt.

As craftsmen, they constructed extraordinary architectural 3/5(1). This book contains the text of the Constitution of Turkmenistan, including the changes and additions approved by President for Life Saparmurat Niyazov Tu̇rkmenistanyn︠g︡ konstitut︠s︡ii︠a︡sy by Turkmenistan (Book).

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From the east it is surrounded by low mountains, in the West the city is bordered by the waters of the Caspian Sea. Turkmenbashi landmarks and its vicinity: Dakhistan, Shir-Kabir mausoleum, Tasharvat, Parau-Bibi.Turkmenistan is one of the world's most secretive countries, and has a widely denounced human rights record.

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