Mukry

Mukry
Akgumdänajy
Mukry is located in Turkmenistan
Mukry
Mukry
Location in Turkmenistan
Coordinates: 37°35′50″N 65°44′13″E / 37.59722°N 65.73694°E / 37.59722; 65.73694
CountryFlag of Turkmenistan.svg Turkmenistan
ProvinceLebap Province
DistrictKöýtendag District
Time zoneUTC+5

Mukry is a town in Köýtendag District, Lebap Province, Turkmenistan. It is located near Kerki and Amu Dar'ya.[1][2]

Etymology

Mukry is the name of a Turkmen tribe. The town was named Akgumdänajy (Cyrillic Акгумдәнаҗы) at some point but the name Mukry was restored after construction of the railway station.[3]

Economy

Mukry is the location of a gypsum mine.[4]

Transportation

Mukry features a station on the rail line connecting Kerki to the Kelif border crossing into Uzbekistan, and is on the P-37 highway. A rail spur and a road connect it to the city of Magdanly.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Maps, Weather, and Airports for Mukry, Turkmenistan".
  2. ^ a b Way: Mukry (531248980)
  3. ^ Atanyýazow, Soltanşa (1980). Түркменистаның Географик Атларының Дүшүндиришли Сөзлүги [Explanatory Dictionary of Geographic Names in Turkmenistan]. Ashgabat: Ылым. p. 212.
  4. ^ Levine, Richard M. (1998). "THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF TURKMENISTAN" (PDF).

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