Akdepe

Akdepe
Akdepe is located in Turkmenistan
Akdepe
Akdepe
Location in Turkmenistan
Akdepe is located in Asia
Akdepe
Akdepe
Akdepe (Asia)
Coordinates: 42°3′N 59°24′E / 42.050°N 59.400°E / 42.050; 59.400Coordinates: 42°3′N 59°24′E / 42.050°N 59.400°E / 42.050; 59.400
Country Turkmenistan
RegionDaşoguz Region
DistrictAkdepe District
Population
 (2009)
 • Total15,580
Time zoneUTC+5 (+5)

Akdepe is a city and capital of Akdepe District in the Daşoguz Region of Turkmenistan.

Etymology

The words ak depe mean "white hill" in Turkmen. Atanyýazow notes that there are several places in Turkmenistan with this name, and that the name generally refers to white hills in the vicinity.[1]

References

  1. ^ Atanyýazow, Soltanşa (1980). Түркменистаның Географик Атларының Дүшүндиришли Сөзлүги [Explanatory Dictionary of Geographic Names in Turkmenistan]. Ashgabat: Ылым. pp. 29–30.


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