Turkmenistan is a country in Central Asia. Turkmenistan has been at the crossroads of civilizations for centuries. Turkmenistan possesses the world's fourth largest reserves of natural gas resources. Its capital city is Ashgabat.
This is one of the most impressive architectural landmarks of
This is one of the most impressive architectural landmarks of modern Turkmenistan. The mosque is built officially in rememberance of the victims of the devastating earthquake of 1948 (which claimed lives of mother and two brothers of the first President of modern Turkmenistan). For a devoted Muslim, the mosque poses a challenge however, as it is thoroughly decorated with the inscriptions of Turkmenbashi's book Ruhnama, rather then Quaranic verses