The oil refinery in the coastal town of Turkmenbashy is part of an oil rush in the Caspian Sea.
(AP Photo/ Misha Japaridze)
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CIA World Factbook
A detailed list of facts and figures for Turkmenistan.
U.S. State Department Notes
This document describes the history, government, politics and economy of Turkmenistan.
Select Internet sites and Web publications:
Embassy of Turkmenistan: Washington, D.C. Turkmenistan Resource PageDestination TurkmenistanThe Unofficial Peace Corps Turkmenistan Site
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