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Overview - Turkmenistan

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Overview

Capital:
Ashgabat
Area:
488,100 km²
Population:
5,042,920 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):
Turkmen - 72%, Russian - 12%, Uzbek - 9%, others - 7%.
Religion(s):
Muslim - 89%, Eastern Orthodox - 9%, others - 2%.
Ethnic Group(s):
Turkmen - 85%, Uzbek - 5%, Russian - 4%, others - 6%.