in Ahal, Turkmenistan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
37.950 and 58.383 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 37° 57' 0" and E 58° 22' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Manat - TMT
Spoken languages:
Turkmen, Russian, Uzbek
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:51 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Ashgabat
UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:44 am and 8:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.152 and -109.439 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Piko
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Current travel safety evaluation for Turkmenistan in Central Asia

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Turkmenistan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Turkmenistan. Last Update: 2024-06-22 08:14:24

Discover Ashgabat

Ashgabat in Ahal with it's 727,700 citizens is a town in Turkmenistan. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Ashgabat is now 05:51 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Asia / Ashgabat with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 4 airports near Ashgabat, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Turkmenistan is Ashgabat Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Parthian Fortresses of Nisa in a distance of 11 mi (or 17 km), West.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Annau, Shirvan, Faruj, Quchan and Dargaz. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 89 °F
Night Temperature 30°C / 86 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (8 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 24th of June 2024

33°C (91 °F)
33°C (92 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 25th of June 2024

37°C (98 °F)
34°C (94 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 26th of June 2024

40°C (103 °F)
35°C (95 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Ashgabat at Night - Ashgabat Sightseeing | Silk Road Adventures in Turkmenistan

Published: June 18, 2013
Length: 58:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Inventives Worldwide

Ashgabat at Night - Ashgabat Sightseeing | Silk Road Adventures in Turkmenistan Silk Road Adventures in Turkmenistan - Ashgabat Sightseeing with SMS-Frankfurt Tours and Adventures with Jürgen.

Replacing broken spoke on BMW R1200GS Adventure traveling the world

Published: May 13, 2012
Length: 55:29 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: GlobeRiders

There is a good reason that Motocross riders only ride with bikes with spoked rims. For the same reason GlobeRiders recommend that any bike that goes on a long adventure ride has spoked rims....

Walkabout in Ashgabat

Published: March 27, 2015
Length: 41:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Lupine Travel

Walking around Ashgabat during Nawruz festivities in March 2015.

Turkmenistan - March 2010 (Video 03)

Published: April 03, 2010
Length: 46:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tepfair

One of the city gates of Ashgabat.

Turkmenistan - March 2010 (Video 07)

Published: April 03, 2010
Length: 20:32 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: tepfair

Driving back into the city.

Ashgabat Photoshow (July 2012) - Turkmenistan at its best - New sights

Published: August 05, 2012
Length: 45:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: derreisebericht

Ashgabat provides unique architecture in the dull desert. This photshows is specialized in the new architecture of the former soviet town. You can find further travel photos and stories: http://ww...


Published: October 01, 2012
Length: 39:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: David Gzirishvili

Fascinating city :)

Au Turkménistan, des palais en or dans un pays secret

Published: August 13, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Paul Gypteau

Les palais se succèdent, les statues rivalisent d'or et la propreté est impeccable, mais il est interdit de fumer dans la rue et Facebook est sur "liste noire": bienvenue à Achkhabad, capitale...

Turkmenistan - March 2010 (Video 01)

Published: April 02, 2010
Length: 59:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: tepfair

Driving through Ashgabat.

Ашхабад.Смена караула/El cambio de la guardia , Ashgabat

Published: May 10, 2009
Length: 05:15 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Nina Umi-san

El cambio de la guardia en la capital de Turkmenistán, Ashgabat.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Neutrality Arch

The Neutrality Arch was a monument located in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. The three-legged arch, which became known locally as "The Tripod", was 75 metres tall and was built in 1998 on the orders of Turkmenistan's President Saparmurat Niyazov to commemorate the country's official position of neutrality. It cost $12 million to construct. The monument was topped by a 12-metre tall gold-plated statue of Niyazov which rotated to always face the sun.

Located at 37.9369, 58.38 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Ashgabat, Destroyed landmarks, Buildings and structures completed in 1998, Monuments and memorials in Turkmenistan

Assembly of Turkmenistan

The Assembly (Mejlis) is the legislative branch of Turkmenistan. It has 125 members, elected for a five-year term in single-seat constituencies.

Located at 37.9308, 58.3794 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National legislatures, Politics of Turkmenistan, 1938 establishments, Unicameral legislatures

Köpetdag Stadium

Köpetdag Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home for Köpetdag Aşgabat and Talyp Sporty Aşgabat. The stadium holds 26,000 people and was built in 1997.

Located at 37.9494, 58.3701 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Turkmenistan, Multi-purpose stadiums in Turkmenistan, Ashgabat

Ruhyýet Palace

Rukhiyet Palace is a palace in the capital city of Asgabat in Turkmenistan.

Located at 37.9325, 58.3778 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Turkmenistan, Ashgabat

Türkmenbaşy Palace

Türkmenbaşy Palace is a palace in the capital city of Asgabat in Turkmenistan. It has been the presidential headquarters and home of the president of Turkmenistan for many years. President Saparmurat Niyazov, who styled himself Türkmenbaşy, and for whom it is named, lived in the palace between 1997 and his death in 2006.

Located at 37.9343, 58.3806 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Turkmenistan, Presidential palaces, Official residences in Turkmenistan, Ashgabat

Turkmen State University

Turkmen State University named after Magtymguly is one of the leading universities in Turkmenistan, located in the capital of Ashgabat. It is named after Magtymguly Pyragy, a Turkmen poet.

Located at 37.9308, 58.3872 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Turkmenistan, Buildings and structures in Ashgabat

Nisa-Çandybil Stadium

Nisa-Çandybil Stadium (formerly Dagdan Stadium and Locomotive stadium) is a stadium in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home for FC Aşgabat and Nisa Asgabat. It has a capacity of 1,500.

Located at 37.9425, 58.3937 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Turkmenistan, Ashgabat

Turkmen Carpet Museum

The Turkmen Carpet Museum or the National Carpet Museum is a national museum, situated on 5 Gorogly Street in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It opened on 24 October 1994. It has the largest collection of Turkmen carpets of any museum. It has a rich collection of Turkmen carpets from the medieval through to the 20th century, including over 1000 carpets from the 18th and 19th centuries. Aside from its extensive collection of antique carpets, it has many carpet articles, chuvals, khurjuns, torba etc.

Located at 37.9406, 58.3779 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Turkmenistan, Museums established in 1994, Ashgabat

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Ashgabat.

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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