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    Geography of Turkmenistan
    Area: 229,060 sq. km. (188,417 sq. mi.).
    Cities: Capital--Ashgabat. Other cities--Turkmenabat (formerly Chardjou), Dashowuz, Mary, Turkmenbashi.
    Terrain: 80% covered in subtropical, sandy Karakum Desert, with dunes rising to the Kopet Dag Mountains in the south along the border with Iran; borders the Caspian Sea to the west and the Amu Darya River and Uzbekistan to the east; borders Afghanistan to the southeast, Kazakhstan to the north.
    source: http://www.state.gov