туркменистан

Turkmenistan

The country of sunlight

It is another country of the Great Silk Road located in the Central Asia. Here is the great Karakum desert. It exceeds in size the territories of such countries as Great Britain, Italy, or Norway, and the air temperature reaches 40—50°.

Turkmenistan is famous for the most delicious melons, cotton and carpets. In 2001 there was weaved the biggest carpet in the world with the area of 301 square meters. This event was recorded in the Guinness record book. And in the capital of Turkmenistan Ashgabat there is the only one in the world Museum of carpets.

In 2013 the country again turned to be an occasion for the Guinness record book: Ashgabat became the most white-marble city in the world (543 new building coated with white marble).