Bedirkent

Bedirkent is a village in Görogly District, Turkmenistan.[1]

History

Bedirkent served as the headquarters of Junaid Khan, a Khivan ruler who had tried to resist the Bolsheviks but unsuccessfully.[2]

Site

The ruins of a fortress, especially its mud-brick walls, are all that is prominent.[2]

Tourism

Considered to be a border village, foreigners need special permission for access.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Working Together to Protect U.S. Organizations Overseas". www.osac.gov. Retrieved 2021-10-17.
  2. ^ a b Brummell, Paul (2005). Turkmenistan. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 170. ISBN 978-1-84162-144-9.

Coordinates: 41°33′08″N 59°59′50″E / 41.55222°N 59.99722°E / 41.55222; 59.99722


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