Asian Domains: Turkmenistan (.tm)
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.tm registration your Turkmenistanian domain, click here!For other uses of "tm", see TM..tm is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Turkmenistan. It is operated by Internet Computer Bureau.
It has been marketed as a domain for businesses with trademarks, due to the common use of "TM" in this context, but new registrations have at times been suspended by the Turkmenistan government due to their concerns about the domains being used for "immoral" purposes.
Background Information :
PopulationDecember 2006 estimate 5,110,023 (113th) - Density 9.9/km2 (208th) 25.6/sq mi
GDP(PPP) 2007 estimate - Total $26.822 billion - Per capita $5,171
National AnthemIndependent, Neutral, Turkmenistan State Anthem
AreaTotal 488,100 km2 (52nd) 188,456 sq mi - Water (%) 4.9
International Dialling Code993
CurrencyTurkmen Manat (TMM)
GovernmentParliamentary republic - President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow Independencefrom the Soviet Union - Declared 27 October 1991 - Recognized 8 December 1991
LanguageTurkmen Recognised regional languages Russian, Uzbek, Dari
Time ZoneTMT (UTC+5) - Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+5) Turkmenistan (Turkmen: TÈrkmenistan; also known as Turkmenia) is a Turkic country in Central Asia. The name Turkmenistan is derived from Persian, meaning "land of the Turkmen". The name of its capital, Ashgabat, is derived from Persian as well, looely translating as "the city of loveliness". Until 1991, it was a constituent republic of the Soviet Union, the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic. It is bordered by Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the southwest, Uzbekistan to the northeast, Kazakhstan to the northwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.
According to CIA World Factbook 2007 figures, Turkmenistan's GDP growth rate of 11.6% ranks 11th in the world. Although it is wealthy in natural resources in certain areas, most of the country is covered by the Karakum (Black Sands) Desert. It has asingle-party system, and was ruled by President for Life Saparmurat Niyazov until 21 December 2006, when he died. Presidential elections were held on 11 February 2007. Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow was declared the winner with 89% of the vote. He was sworn in on 14 February 2007.
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