(tûrk'mənbä`shē), formerly


(krəsnəvôtsk`), city (1991 pop. 59,500), W Turkmenistan, on the Krasnovodsk Gulf of the Caspian Sea. It is the western terminus of oil and natural gas pipelines and of the Trans-Caspian RR, which links the Caspian region with central Asia. An oil-refining center, the city also is a transshipment point for agricultural produce. The city was founded in 1869. A small naval base is there; a large modern port opened in 2018.
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It is expected that the railways and motorways will connect the city of Turgundi in the Afghan province of Herat with Ashgabat, and then with the Caspian port of Turkmenbashi.
The Aarhus Convention, a UN document on access to environmental information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters, was the focus of an OSCE-supported seminar for 25 representatives of the local authorities, commercial organizations, civil society, media and the general public, held today in Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan.
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