Turkmenabat

Turkmenabat

Türkmenabat (Cyrillic Turkmen: Түркменабат), formerly and since medieval times, Chardzhou (Russian: Чарджоу, Čardžou; Turkmen: Çärjew, Чәрҗев), also spelled Chardjui, Charjou, Chardzhev, Charjev, Chärjew, or Charjew (Persian: چهارجوی for 'four canals'), ancient Amul, is the second-largest city in Turkmenistan and the capital of Lebap Province. As of 2009[update], it had a population of approximately 254,000 people (up from 161,000 in the 1989 census)[citation needed].

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