Ashgabat is the capital of, and the largest city in, Turkmenistan in Central Asia, situated between the Kara Kum desert and the Kopet Dag mountain range. The 2001 census estimated a population of 695,300, while the 2009 census estimated a population of 1 million, primarily Turkmen people, with ethnic minorities of Russians, Armenians and Azerbaijanis. It is 250 kilometres from the second largest city in Iran, Mashhad.

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Population728 Thousand

Area440.0 km2

Average temperature
MAX(July) 38
MIN(January) 0
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