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Turkmenistan (GPS: 40 00 N, 60 00 E) located in Central Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Kazakhstan. The country’s area measurements are total: 488,100 sq km; land: 469,930 sq km, water: 18,170 sq km. This sovereign state is slightly larger than California. The total irrigated land is 19,950 sq km (2012).
One of the essential features of Turkmenistan: Landlocked (enclosed or nearly enclosed by land). The western and central low-lying desolate portions of the country make up the great Garagum (Kara-Kum) desert, which occupies over 80% of the country. The Eastern part is a plateau.