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 (äsh′gä-bät′) also Ash·kha·bad (äsh′kä-bäd′, -KHä-bät′)
The capital of Turkmenistan, in the south-central part of the country near the border of Iran. It was founded as a fortress in 1881. A major earthquake in 1948 virtually destroyed the old city.


(ˌæʃ gəˈbɑt, ˌɑʃ-)
the capital of Turkmenistan, in the S part. 518,000. Formerly, Ashkhabad, Poltoratsk.
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The 'Milestone' decisions at Ashkabad come at a time when Russian interest in buying Turkmen gas is getting low.
On December 12, 2010, in the Turkmenistan capital Ashkabad, the relevant leaders reaffirmed their intent to complete the project.
KARACHI -- The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK 775 from Islamabad to Leeds-Bradford (UK) was diverted to Ashkabad (Turkeministan) on Saturday to save a passenger, who had suffered a severe heart problem during the flight.
PRESIDENT TURKMENISTAN VISIT: Turkish President Abdullah GE-l will be welcomed with official ceremony by Turkmen President Gurbanguli Berdimuhamedov in Ashkabad.
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Every time I visit Ashkabad, I notice how developed the city is and has become one of the most modern cities of the world, Gul noted.
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The Turkmen President proposed the holding of an Investment Forum at Ashkabad.
The gas sales and purchase agreement (GSPA) is planned to be signed on November 15, 2011 in Ashkabad.
An ECO passenger train is already operating between Istanbul and Tehran and its service will shortly be extended to Ashkabad (Turkmenistan).
India opened up Balochistan specific three consulates in Zahidan, Bandar Abbas and Ashkabad in Iran and established refugee camps for Balochistan dissidents in Kandahar, Spin Boldak, Helmand and Nimroz," the report stated.