Sakarçäge

Sakarçäge
Çetili
City
Sakarçäge is located in Turkmenistan
Sakarçäge
Sakarçäge
Location in Turkmenistan
Coordinates: 37°39′46.44″N 61°39′15.12″E / 37.6629000°N 61.6542000°E / 37.6629000; 61.6542000Coordinates: 37°39′46.44″N 61°39′15.12″E / 37.6629000°N 61.6542000°E / 37.6629000; 61.6542000
Country Turkmenistan
RegionMary Region
DistrictSakarçäge District
Time zoneUTC+5

Sakarçäge is a city and capital of Sakarçäge District, Mary Region, Turkmenistan.[1]

Etymology

Atanyyazow states that the name is related to the Sakar people, a minor Turkmen tribe. The word çäge means sand. The settlement was previously called Çetili (Chetili).[2]

References

  1. ^ "OpenStreetMap / Districts of Turkmenistan". Retrieved 29 April 2021.
  2. ^ Atanyýazow, Soltanşa (1980). Түркменистаның Географик Атларының Дүшүндиришли Сөзлүги [Explanatory Dictionary of Geographic Names in Turkmenistan]. Ashgabat: Ылым. p. 244-245.
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