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Ashkhabad Destination Guide

Touring Ashkhabad in Turkmenistan! Ashkhabad in the region of Ahal with it's 727,700 residents is located in Turkmenistan close to Ashkabad, the country's capital city.

Considering your travel resources, these more prominent places could be interesting to check as well: Mashhad, Gorgan, Bojnourd, Yerrikkala, Pervomayskiy or Urgench. While being in this area, make sure to check out Kurtli, Keshi, Karadamak, Choganly, Ashkhabad and Berzengi as well. Map of the area of Ashkhabad in Turkmenistan

Local Time

Current time in Ashkhabad is now 09:38 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Ashgabat" with an UTC offset of 5 hours.


Weather Conditions & Forecast

Morning 1°C / 35 °F
Evening 14°C / 57 °F
Night 2°C / 36 °F
Rain 0 l/sq m
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 888.1 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (0 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds
12°C / 54 °F Few clouds

Sunday, 22nd of October 2017
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 14°C (56 °F)
Night: 6°C (42 °F)
Monday, 23rd of October 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 4°C (40 °F)
Tuesday, 24th of October 2017
Sky is clear, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 14°C (57 °F)
Night: 5°C (41 °F)

Video Collection

Ashgabat Photoshow (July 2012) - Turkmen...

Ashgabat provides unique architecture in the dull desert. This photshows is specialized in the new architecture of the former soviet town. You can find further travel photos and stories: http://ww

25:04 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: August 05, 2012 by derreisebericht

Ashgabat02

Fascinating city :)

36:54 min, rating: 5/5
Uploaded: October 01, 2012 by David Gzirishvili


Turkmenistan - March 2010 (Video 07)

Driving back into the city

55:38 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: April 03, 2010 by tepfair

Turkmenistan - March 2010 (Video 01)

Driving through Ashgabat

14:41 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: April 02, 2010 by tepfair


/El cambio de la guardia Ashgabat

El cambio de la guardia en la capital de Turkmenistán, Ashgabat

41:48 min, rating: 4/5
Uploaded: May 10, 2009 by Nina Umi-san

Au Turkménistan des palais en or dans ...

Les palais se succèdent, les statues rivalisent d'or et la propreté est impeccable, mais il est interdit de fumer dans la rue et Facebook est sur "liste noire": bienvenue à Achkhabad, capitale

35:29 min, rating: 0/5
Uploaded: August 13, 2014 by Paul Gypteau


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Interesting facts about this location

1948 Ashgabat earthquake

The 1948 Ashgabat earthquake, at a magnitude 7.3 Mw, occurred on 6 October 1948 near Ashgabat, in the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic. Due to censorship by the national government, the Ashgabat Earthquake was not much reported in USSR media. The scholars tend to agree that ban on publicity of the extent of earthquake casualties and damages did not allow the Soviet government to allocate enough financial resources to adequately respond to disaster. Admiral Ellis M.

Tags: Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic, Earthquakes in the Soviet Union, Earthquakes in Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, 1948 in the Soviet Union, 1948 earthquakes
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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Ashgabat International Airport

Ashgabat International Airport, formerly known as Saparmurat Turkmenbashy International Airport, is one of two international airports in Turkmenistan. It is located approximately 10 km (6 mi) northwest of the capital Ashgabat (Ashkhabad). The airport, with its air traffic control tower and a 12,000-foot long precision approach runway (12L-30R), opened in 1994 and was named after the country's first president, Saparmyrat Niyazov.

Tags: Buildings and structures in Ashgabat, Airports in Turkmenistan
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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Assembly of Turkmenistan

The Assembly (Mejlis) is the legislative branch of Turkmenistan. It has 125 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies.

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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Babadaýhan District

Babadaýhan District is a district of Ahal Province in Turkmenistan. The name Babadaýhan is the Turkmenized form of the Persian name Bābā-Dihqān (بابادهقان), which eans “Forefather Farmer”, a mythological and ritual character whose cult has been reported in agrarian communities of mountainous and lowland Tajikistan, North Afghanistan and adjacent rural areas of Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, and Kazakhstan.

Tags: Districts of Turkmenistan, Ahal Province
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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Köpetdag Stadium

Köpetdag Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home for Köpetdag Aşgabat and Talyp Sporty Aşgabat. The stadium holds 26,000 people and was built in 1997.

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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Neutrality Arch

The Neutrality Arch was a monument located in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The three-legged arch, which became known locally as "The Tripod", was 75 metres tall and was built in 1998 on the orders of Turkmenistan's President Saparmurat Niyazov to commemorate the country's official position of neutrality. It cost $12 million to construct. The monument was topped by a 12-metre tall gold-plated statue of Niyazov which rotated to always face the sun.

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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Olympic Stadium (Ashgabat)

Ashgabat Olympic Stadium (Turkmen: Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky Olimpiýa Stadiony) is a multi-purpose stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches, but also for musical performances by Turkmen pop stars such as Maral Ibragimova. The stadium holds 35,000 people and was built in 2003. Despite the use of the name "Olympic Stadium" the facility was neither built as part of a bid to host the Olympic Games, nor has it been used in such games.

Tags: National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Turkmenistan, Football venues in Turkmenistan, Athletics (track and field) venues in Turkmenistan
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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Ruhyýet Palace

Rukhiyet Palace is a palace in the capital city of Asgabat in Turkmenistan.

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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.

Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic

The Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic (Turkmen: Түркменистан Совет Социалистик Республикасы Türkmenistan Sowet Sotsialistik Respublikasy; Russian: Туркменская Советская Социалистическая Республика Turkmenskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), also known as the Turkmen SSR, was one of republics of the Soviet Union in Central Asia.

Tags: Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic, States and territories established in 1921, Republics of the Soviet Union, Communism in Turkmenistan
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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi from center.

Türkmenbaşy Palace

Türkmenbaşy Palace is a palace in the capital city of Asgabat in Turkmenistan. It has been the presidential headquarters and home of the president of Turkmenistan for many years. President Saparmurat Niyazov, who styled himself Türkmenbaşy, and for whom it is named, lived in the palace between 1997 and his death in 2006.

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Coordinates: 37.95, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi from center.