Ahal Region

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Ahal welaýaty
Ahal region in Turkmenistan
Ahal region in Turkmenistan
Country Turkmenistan
CapitalAnau (Turkmen: Änew)
 • Total97,160 km2 (37,510 sq mi)
 • Total939,700
 • Density9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)

Ahal Region (Turkmen: Ahal welaýaty; from Persian آخال Axāl) is one of five provinces of Turkmenistan. It is in the south-center of the country. It borders Iran and Afghanistan along the Kopet Dag Range. Its area is 97,160 km2 (37,510 sq mi) and population 939,700 (2005 est.).[1]

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  1. Statistical Yearbook of Turkmenistan 2000-2004, National Institute of State Statistics and Information of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, 2005.