Daşoguz Province

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Daşoguz Province ( Turkmen: Daşoguz welaýaty) (umwhile Daşhowuz / Дашховуз) is ane o the welayat (provinces) o Turkmenistan. It is in the north o the kintra, borderin Uzbekistan. The aurie o the province is 73,430 square kilometers, an the total population is 1,370,400 (2005 est.). [1] The caipital is Daşoguz (Дашогуз).

The province is maistly desert, an is experiencin severe environmental degradation as a result o the Aral Sea ecological catastrophe. Increased soil salinity haes ruined thoosans o square kilometers o fermland.

The province contains the UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid o Köneürgenç.

Baith Turkmen citizens an foreigners require special permission tae visit the province, as the govrenment regards it as a "closed" border zone.

Destricts

Daşoguz Province is admeenistratively dividit intae 8 destricts (etraplar; singular etrap) an 2 ceeties (il). [2] [3] Name changes since 1995 are shown in parentheses:

  • Daşoguz Ceety (umwhile Daşhowuz)
  • Köneürgenç Ceety (umwhile Kunya Urgench) – grantit etrap status on 3 Februar 2008 [4]
  • Akdepe Destrict
  • Boldumsaz Destrict
  • Görogly Destrict (umwhile Tagta)
  • Gubadag Destrict
  • Gurbansoltan Eje Destrict (umwhile Ýylanly)
  • Köneürgenç Destrict
  • Saparmyrat Nyýazow Destrict (umwhile Daşoguz/Daşhowuz etrap)
  • Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy Destrict
Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Daşoğuz vilayəti
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Дашагускі вэлаят
Bahasa Indonesia: Provinsi Dashhowuz
Qaraqalpaqsha: Dashoguz wa'layati
한국어: 다쇼구즈 주
Кыргызча: Ташауз областы
монгол: Дашогуз муж
Bahasa Melayu: Provinsi Dashhowuz
српски / srpski: Покрајина Дашогуз
Türkmençe: Daşoguz welaýaty
Türkçe: Daşoğuz (il)
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Dashoguz viloyati
Tiếng Việt: Daşoguz (tỉnh)