Babadaýhan

Babadaýhan
Kirovsk (Кировск)
Babadaýhan is located in Turkmenistan
Babadaýhan
Babadaýhan
Location in Turkmenistan
Coordinates: 37°41′31″N 60°23′36″E / 37.69194°N 60.39333°E / 37.69194; 60.39333Coordinates: 37°41′31″N 60°23′36″E / 37.69194°N 60.39333°E / 37.69194; 60.39333
CountryFlag of Turkmenistan.svg Turkmenistan
ProvinceAhal Province
DistrictBabadaýhan District
Population
 (1989)
 • Total7,132

Babadaýhan (from Persian بابادهقان Bâbâdehqân/Bābā-Dihqān) is a city and capital of Babadaýhan District in the Ahal Province of Turkmenistan. During the Soviet period, it was named Kirovsk in honor of Sergei Kirov. Its name and the name of the surrounding district were changed on 26 June 1992 by Parliamentary Resolution No. 729-XII.

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