World Christian Encyclopedia Online

Get access

Turkmenistan
(1,570 words)

Türkmenistan (Turkmenistan)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

6,031,000

Area

490,000 sq. km (190,000 sq. mi)

Population density

12/sq. km (32/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.62% (per 1,000: births 21, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

31%

Urban dwellers

53% (2.23% p.a.)

Capital city

Ashgabat 846,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

81% Turkmen, 9% Uzbek, 3% Kazakh, 2% Russian, 1% Tatar, plus 32 others

Peoples

81% Tu…

Cite this page
“Turkmenistan”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02TKM>
First published online: 2020



▲   Back to top   ▲