Continent- Asia

Region – Central Asia

Size – 491,210 km2

Geography – Comprises of deserts, mountain ranges

Language- Turkmen

Religion- Islam 89%, Christianity 10%, unknown religion 1%

Monetary Unit- Turkmen new manat (TMT)

Natural Resources- Gas, oil, sulphur, iodine-bromide water, sodium sulphate, potassium, table salt, carbonate raw, bentonite, kaolin, marble onyx, ozokerite, lead, zinc.

Agriculture- cotton, wheat, citrus fruits, dates, figs, melons, pomegranates, olives, sugarcane, sesame, pistachios

Industry- Natural gas, petroleum products, textiles, oil, food processing

Neighboring Countries- Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Iran

Population – 5,171,943 (2014 estimate)

Population Growth Rate- 1.3%

Average Life Expectancy – 65.31 years

Capital City – Ashgabat (Population 1,031,992)

Highest Mountain – Aýrybaba (3138 m)

Yearly Rainfall – Around 161 mm

Plant Life – Wild grape, almonds, walnuts, figs, willow, reed, cane trees, black poplar, pistachio

Animal Life- Foxes, gazelles, wildcats, rodents, goats, lynx, snow leopards, Asian cobra, desert monitor lizard, jackals, pink deer

Bird Life – 409 species of birds including eagles, falcons, vultures, buzzards

Aquatic Life- Tortoises, Caspian seal

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