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.). 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.