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Dashoguz Province, Turkmenistan, Central Asia

Daşoguz welaýaty
latitude: 41.079, longitude: 58.656
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Dashoguz Province is a province in Turkmenistan, Central Asia at latitude 41°04′44.40″ North, longitude 58°39′21.60″ East.

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Notes on Dashoguz Province

Dashoguz Province (Daşoguz welaýaty) features one major city, its capital city, which bears the same name as the province. It was known as Tashauz (Russian: Ташаузская область, Tashauzskaya oblast', Turkmen: Taşauz oblasty) during the Soviet period. To this day one may hear Russian speakers refer to Dashoguz Province by the Soviet Russian name.

Administrative Subdivisions

See also Districts in Turkmenistan and Turkmenistan Geoname Changes
Map of Districts (Etraplar) of Dashoguz Province

Districts (etraplar) of Dashoguz Province, Turkmenistan, as of 2017.

As of January 1, 2017, Dashoguz Province (Daşoguz welaýaty) is subdivided into 9 districts (etrap, plural etraplar):[1][2]

  1. Akdepe
  2. Boldumsaz
  3. Görogly (previously Tahta)
  4. Gubadag
  5. Gurbansoltan Eje
  6. Köneurgenç
  7. Ruhubelent
  8. S.A. Nyýazow
  9. Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy

As of January 1, 2017, the province includes 9 cities (города or şäherler), 1 town (посёлок or şäherçe), 134 rural or village councils (сельские советы or geňeşlikler), and 612 villages (села, сельские населенные пункты or obalar).[1] Nine cities enjoy legal status equivalent to a district:

  1. Dashoguz
  2. Köneurgenç
  3. Akdepe
  4. Boldumsaz
  5. Görogly
  6. Gubadag
  7. Gurbansoltan Eje
  8. S.A. Nyýazow
  9. Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy

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