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Türkmenbaşy ( Français: Türkmenbaşy, Russian: Туркменбашы, Spanish: Turkmenbashi, Deutsch: Türkmenbaşy) is a city in Turkmenistan, situated in the Balkan Welaýaty region. According to the latest census, the city population is 68292 residents. Geographical coordinates of Türkmenbaşy (WGS84): (lat.): 40° 1' 23" N ( 40.0231 ), (long.): 52° 58' 11" E ( 52.9697 ). Interested in useful and fascinating information about Türkmenbaşy? Learn more about the city’s history and culture from Wikipedia article about Türkmenbaşy.

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Temp: 21 °C
Wind Chill:21 °C
Pressure:58 %
Speed:18 km/h
Direction:5 °
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    Türkmenbaşy (Turkmen Cyrillic: Түркменбашы, Turkmen Arabic; ترکمن‌باشی, also spelled Turkmenbashi, Түркменбаши), formerly known as Krasnovodsk (Russian: Красноводск) and Kyzyl-Su, is a city in Balkan Region in Turkmenistan, on the Krasnovodsk Gulf of the Caspian Sea. It sits at an elevation of 27 metres (89 feet). The population (est 2004) was 86,800, mostly ethnic Russians, Armenians and Azeris. As the terminus of the Trans-Caspian Railway, it was an important transportation center.


    In 1717, Russian Prince Alexander Bekovich-Cherkassky landed and established a secret fortified settlement on this location, where the dry bed of a former mouth of the Amu-Darya River once emptied into the Caspian Sea. His intent was to march an army up this dry riverbed and conquer the Khanate of Khiva. The expedition failed, and the Russians abandoned the settlement for over 150 years.


    In 1869, the Russians invaded a second time. Having captured it, they named their fort Krasnovodsk (Красноводск), which is the Russian version of the original name, Kyzyl-Su (Red Water). The fort, Krasnovodsk, served as Imperial Russia's base of operations against Khiva and Bukhara, and the nomadic Turkmen tribes.

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