Dänew

Dänew
Cyrillic Russian Дейнау
Galkynyş 2001-2017
Dänew is located in Turkmenistan
Dänew
Dänew
Location in Turkmenistan
Coordinates: 39°16′N 63°11′E / 39.267°N 63.183°E / 39.267; 63.183
Country Turkmenistan
ProvinceLebap Province
DistrictDänew District
Population
 (1989)
 • Total7,932[1]
Time zoneUTC+5

Dänew[2] (Russian: Дейнау) is a city and capital of Dänew District in the Lebap Province of Turkmenistan. Status of urban-type settlement received in 1935. Prior to 2001, was named Dänew; from 2001 until 2017 the city was named Galkynyş.[2]

Etymology

The name Dänew is Persian or Tajik in origin, derived from deh ("village") and nov ("new"), meaning "new village".[3] The word galkynyş means "revival, renewal" in Turkmen and is sometimes translated as "renaissance".[4]

References

  1. ^ "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность городского населения союзных республик, их территориальных единиц, городских поселений и городских районов по полу". Archived from the original on 2009-02-26. Retrieved 10 April 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Парламент Туркменистана внёс изменения в административно-территориальное деление Лебапского велаята" (in Russian). Turkmenportal. 28 November 2017.
  3. ^ Atanyýazow, Soltanşa (1980). Түркменистаның Географик Атларының Дүшүндиришли Сөзлүги [Explanatory Dictionary of Geographic Names in Turkmenistan]. Ashgabat: Ылым. pp. 153–154.
  4. ^ Frank, Allen J.; Touch-Werner, Jeren (October 20, 1999). Turkmen-English Dictionary (in English and Turkmen). Kensington, Maryland: Dunwoody Press. ISBN 978-1881265290.

Coordinates: 39°16′N 63°11′E / 39.267°N 63.183°E / 39.267; 63.183

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