Interesting facts about Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan, or, if right, Turkmenistan is one of the most interesting states formed after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The cult of the personality of the local ruler, the strictness of local laws, the harsh hot climate and the richest cultural and historical heritage – all this makes Turkmenistan an extremely interesting place, especially for a person not indifferent to the East.

Turkmenistan occupies the first place in the world in terms of the number of national holidays – in the year they are celebrated here as much as thirty-three.

The only sea that is washing the Turkmen coast is the Caspian Sea.

There is only one mobile operator in Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan is the only former Soviet republic that requires visas for registration even from citizens of all other countries of the former Union.

Turkmenistan occupies the fourth place in the world in terms of natural gas reserves, and the second place in terms of its extraction from the bowels.

In 1948, the capital of the country, Ashgabat, was completely destroyed as a result of a severe earthquake. Later it was rebuilt.

The first president of Turkmenistan, Saparmurat Niyazov, erected over 14,000 statues throughout the country in his honor.

The tax for individual entrepreneurs in this country is only 2%.

In 2011, by a presidential decree, all first-graders of Turkmenistan received a gift at the expense of the state on a laptop.

Public services in Turkmenistan (water, electricity, etc.) are free of charge.

The use of horses for food in Turkmenistan is prohibited at the legislative level.

In Turkmenistan, there is the only carpet museum in the world.

All car owners in this country once a month can get free 120 liters of gasoline.

Turkmen melons are considered the most juicy and tasty in the world.

On the territory of this state is one of the most arid deserts – the Karakum.