1167 images were received in Photo Travel section and 291 were accepted. Acceptance percentage is 24.9% and acceptance score is 6 out of 10.
Photo 1 - Ovi D. Pop Photo 2 - Chin Leong Teo Photo 3 -Martin Fry
Janine Ball-Ferula Silver
Janine Ball-Salon ribbon
Alexis Saveriades-Ferula Gold
SINKAI CHEUNG-Salon Gold medal
LEVENT YUCETIN-Ferula Bronze
Ching Ching Chan-FIAP Gold Medal
Udayan Sankar Pal-PSA ribbon
Rana Jabeen Nawab-PSA ribbon
Rana Jabeen Nawab-Salon ribbon
Ovi D. Pop-Salon Bronze medal
Dashawatar Bade-FIAP ribbon
Mohammed Arfan Asif-FIAP ribbon
Chin Leong Teo-Salon Silver medal
SUBHRA DHAR-PSA ribbon
Frantisek Toth-Salon ribbon
Martin Fry-PSA Gold medal
Ching Ching Chan-PSA Gold medal
Welcome to Turkmenistan!
Capital and largest city Ashgabat; Official languages Turkmen; Total Area 491,210 km2 ;Population 6,031,187.
Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia, facing the Caspian Sea, it borders with Kazakhstan in the northwest, Uzbekistan in the north and east, Afghanistan in the southeast and Iran in the south and southwest. Ashgabat is the capital and largest city of the country. The population of the state is 6 million people.
Turkmenistan is a country of ancient civilizations, and Ancient Merv is one of the oldest cities in Central Asia. Historians called Merv, along with Constantinople, the megalopolis of the Middle Ages. During the Middle Ages, Merv was also one of the greatest cities in the Islamic world, through which the Great Silk Road passed. In 1881, Turkmenistan was annexed to the Russian Empire, and in 1925, as a union republic, it became part of the Soviet Union. In 1991, Turkmenistan became an independent state, and in 1995, by the decision of the UN General Assembly, it received the status of a permanently neutral state.
Turkmenistan has the fourth largest natural gas reserves in the world. Most of the country's territory is occupied by the Karakum Desert (literally black sands).
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