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Turkmenistan Population and Economy

Turkmenistan Population and Economy

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY According to 800zipcodes, the population density is 12 residents / kmĀ², with even lower concentrations in the central and desert part of the territory. The country is in strong numerical expansion: the growth coefficient was 2.6% per year in the five-year period 1987-92 and has remained high even after independence. The population, of Turkmen language and Muslim religion, is constituted for 79.2% by Turkmen (or Turkmen), then by Russians (3%) and Uzbeks (9%); there are also small communities…

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Turkmenistan Education

Turkmenistan Education

School duty was introduced under Soviet rule, and illiteracy was virtually eradicated. It is now 9 years of compulsory schooling from the children is 7 years. The primary school is divided into a child stage (3 years) and a youth stage (6 years). 2-year upper secondary schools are under construction, as well as 1- to 2-year vocational schools. Most schools teach Turkish in the national language, but it is also taught in Russian, Uzbek and Kazakh. Until the beginning of…

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