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Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan

Also known as: Turkmenistán (español), le Turkménistan (français), Turkmenistan (Deutsch, Italiano, polski), Turquemenistão (Português), Туркмения (русский язык), 土庫曼斯坦 (正體中文), トルクメニスタン (日本語), Turcomannia (latine)

Continent: Central and Southwest Asia

Capital: Ashgabat

Area: 469,930 km²

Population: 5,351,277

Religions: Muslim 89%, Eastern Orthodox 9%, unknown 2%

Languages: Turkmen (official) 72%, Russian 12%, Uzbek 9%, other 7%

Ethnic Groups: Turkmen 85%, Uzbek 5%, Russian 4%, other 6%

Neighbouring Countries: Iran Iran, ↖ Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, ↗ Uzbekistan Uzbekistan, ↘ Afghanistan Afghanistan


Circumscriptions (1): Missions “sui juris” (1)


Roman Rite (1): Turkmenistan


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Apostolic Nunciature: Turkmenistan Archbishop Paul Fitzpatrick Russell (59)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (F.A.B.C.) Link Cardinal Oswald Gracias (73)


as of 2018.11.18

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