May 3, 2017

Turkmenistan the Lonely Planet

Turkmenistan is an extensive nation situated at inland Asia. It possesses a zone of 488,100 km squared. It flanked by Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. The geographic position of the nation is very secluded since it stays at a distance from the earth’s major financial focuses and furthermore, it is a landlocked country. These are some of the important facts in case you are a tourist ready to travel Turkmenistan.

Turkmenistan Climate

Turkmenistan is situated in the southern region of the calm atmosphere zone. Typical for the nation are the substantial temperature contrasts throughout the year and for the duration of the day. Summers are extremely hot and dry and have temperatures that regularly surpass forty degrees Celsius. Winters are extremely frosty and furthermore exceptionally dry. Now and then winter temperatures are even lower than negative twenty degrees Celsius.

Precipitation is rare during the time – extending from 0 millimeters in the months of July and August to around 40 to 50 millimeters in spring. The reason is the separation from the sea and mountain ranges toward the southern parts of the country, which keep the infiltration of air masses that is humid.

Nature of Turkmenistan

The majority of the domain of Turkmenistan has a level terrain. This is very evident if you manage to travel Turkmenistan. Mountains represent to a little piece of the nation’s relief and are clustered essentially in the southern territory around the fringes with Iran, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan in the eastern region. The highest point in Turkmenistan is located at Ayribaba peak. It is approximately 3139 meters high, and it is found at the border of Turkmenistan with Uzbekistan. Around 80% of Turkmenistan is covered by Turan Valley and Karakumy desert, despite the mountains that are high. The greater part of the nation is covered by dry and infertile deserts and semi-arid-dry zones and experiences the dry season. Vegetation is rare. It is represented to mostly by herbaceous species. Altitude is even negative on the shore of the Caspian Sea i.e. beneath the World Ocean level. In case you travel Turkmenistan, you will notice it is a nation that does not have a lot of waterbodies.  Amu Darya River is the country’s biggest river. It moves through the fields of eastern Turkmenistan.

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