Turkmenistan

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Turkmenistan

Official name:Turkmenistan
Capital:Ashgabat
Area:total: 488,100 sq km
water: 0 sq km
land: 488,100 sq km
Climate:subtropical desert
Location:Central Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Kazakhstan
Geographic coordinates:40 00 N, 60 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly larger than California
Land boundaries:total: 3,736 km
border countries: Afghanistan 744 km, Iran 992 km, Kazakhstan 379 km, Uzbekistan 1,621 km
Coastline:0 km; note - Turkmenistan borders the Caspian Sea (1,768 km)
Terrain:flat-to-rolling sandy desert with dunes rising to mountains in the south; low mountains along border with Iran; borders Caspian Sea in west
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Vpadina Akchanaya -81 m; note - Sarygamysh Koli is a lake in northern Turkmenistan with a water level that fluctuates above and below the elevation of Vpadina Akchanaya (the lake has dropped as low as -110 m)
highest point: Gora Ayribaba 3,139 m

Map of Turkmenistan

Map of Turkmenistan

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