Turkmen-Kala

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Turkmen-Kala

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of Turkmen-Kala Raion, Mary Oblast, Turkmen SSR. Located in the Murgab River delta, 16 km north of the Iolotan’ railroad station on the Mary-Kushka line. Population, 5,000 (1975). The city produces carpets and rugs; it has a people’s amateur theater.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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