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General Photos: Turkmenistan | by Asian Development Bank
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General Photos: Turkmenistan

Ashgabat is the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan. The architecture is a mix of white marble buildings, statues, domes, parks and water features. The city is very green with trees and glorious flowerbeds. At night the city is illuminated in various colors. Turkmenistan’s wealth comes from its huge reserves of gas and oil (it has the world's fourth-largest reserves of gas and substantial oil resources).


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Taken on March 29, 2011