Visit Turkmenistan, a Central Asian delight extraordinarily renowned for its grandiose history, glistering facades, exclusive political scenarios, and several natural marvels. Turkmen is a mecca for travelers who wish to explore the gorgeousness of its peculiar sites and decipher the mysteries of its extravagance. Turkmenistan stands out as a land of strong beliefs; it appears like a mix of western world charm with North Korean instincts which make it more interesting and diverse in certain ways. The immortal magic residing in its aura is a perpetual trail that is carried along since the good old days of the past. Open up the windows of your mind and the doors of your heart to encounter the swoon-worthy miracles stored in its never-ending elegance. The invisible glamour of a glorious country is undoubtedly admirable and unconventional. Explore Turkmenistan tourism and undergo an utterly ravishing journey that is as exquisite as it could be.
USEFUL INFO. ABOUT TURKMENISTAN
OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of Turkmenistan (Turkmenistan Respublikasy)
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Unitary presidential republic
CAPITAL & LARGEST CITY: Ashgabat
POPULATION: 5,850,901 (est. 2018)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S): Turkmen
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Turkmen, Russian and many other languages
ETHNICITY: Turkmen, Uzbek, Russian, Kazakh, and others
CURRENCY: Turkmen manat (TMT)
AREA: 491,210 km2 (189,660 sq. mi)
MAP REFERRED: Asia
REGION: Central Asia
COASTLINE: 1,768 kilometers
HIGHEST POINT: Mount Ayrybaba (3,139 m)
LOWEST POINT: Akjagaya Depression (close to 100 meters below sea level)
NEIGHBORING PLACES: Kazakistan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Azerbaijan (maritime border)
NATIONAL SYMBOL: The emblem of Turkmenistan
National COLOURS: Red, green, yellow, and white
FAMOUS FOR: Cotton Production, Desert Lands, Exports Of Electrical Power, Reserves Of Natural Gas, and Oil
TIME ZONE: UTC+05 (TMT)
DRIVING SIDE: Right
LITERACY RATE: 99.7%
AIRPORTS IN TURKMENISTAN:
Ashgabat International Airport
AVG. COST PER DAY: USD 100 per day
NETWORK / CONNECTIVITY
Turkmen-telecom is a state-owned brand and the primary provider of a public telephone, email, and internet services. The private service provider is BCTI (BCTI became MTS Turkmenistan in 2005). The cheapest Internet access in Turkmenistan costs $43 per month but only allows two gigabytes of traffic.
Internet access in Turkmenistan was gained in the year of 1997 but several independent internet service providers were forced to quit in 2001. The statistical internet usage of Turkmenistan is not high hence it is recommended to stick to your home country services.
Unfortunately, public Wi-Fi services are not highly available, and connectivity is also not very good. Perfect place to indulge in a Digital Detox! Alternatively, before traveling to Turkmenistan get your International pack recharged and make the most of it. Stay connected with your friends and family through online applications (Instagram, Skype, and much more).