Turkmenistan is a country located in Central Asia. There are 4 countries (Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan) that Turkmenistan shares its borders with. As for languages, the country’s residents speak Turkmen and Russian.
The national currency in Turkmenistan is Turkmenistan manat (TMT). The manat (T) is subdivided into 100 tenge.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 3.76 TMT and 1 USD is worth 3.5 TMT.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Turkmenistan is 6.07 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 159.18 Mbps and 109.61 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density No data available.
SIM Registration No data available.
There are 3 socket types used in Turkmenistan. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
- EF English Proficiency Index (EF Education First)
- Speedtest Global Index® (Ookla®)
- Automated teller machines (ATMs) (per 100,000 adults) (The World Bank Group)
- Registration Policies Per Country (Prepaid Data SIM Card Wiki)
What hotel chains are present in Turkmenistan?
There are no Mariott hotels in Turkmenistan.
There are no Hilton hotels in Turkmenistan.
There are no IHG hotels in Turkmenistan.
There are no Best Western hotels in Turkmenistan.
There are no Radisson hotels in Turkmenistan.
There are no Accor hotels in Turkmenistan.
What fast food chains are present in Turkmenistan?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Turkmenistan.
The KFC chain does not operate in Turkmenistan.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Turkmenistan.
The Subway chain does not operate in Turkmenistan.
The Domino’s Pizza chain does not operate in Turkmenistan.
The Starbucks chain does not operate in Turkmenistan.
- Country by National Dish (Samson Daniel)
What is the weather like in Ashgabat?
Weather data for Ashgabat (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains operating between some cities.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Turkmenistan.
- List of high-speed railway lines (Wikipedia)
- List of metro systems (Wikipedia)
- Left- and right-hand traffic (Wikipedia)
- The Global Enabling Trade Report 2016: Road connectivity (World Economic Forum)
Emergency phones in Turkmenistan
- Turkmenistan Travel Advisory (United States: Department of State)
- Travel Advice for Turkmenistan (United Kingdom: The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office)
- Mortality caused by road traffic injury (The World Bank Group)
- Corruption & Economic Crime (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.
- List of smoking bans (Wikipedia)
- Legality of cannabis (Wikipedia)