Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky

Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky
Oktyabrsk (Октябрьск)
Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky is located in Turkmenistan
Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky
Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky
Location in Turkmenistan
Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky is located in Asia
Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky
Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky
Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky (Asia)
Coordinates: 42°23′N 58°48′E / 42.383°N 58.800°E / 42.383; 58.800Coordinates: 42°23′N 58°48′E / 42.383°N 58.800°E / 42.383; 58.800
Country Turkmenistan
RegionDaşoguz Region
DistrictSaparmyrat Türkmenbaşy District
Time zoneUTC+5 (+5)

Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky şäheri ("City named for Saparmurat Turkmenbashy"), formerly known as the town of Oktyabr in Turkmen and Oktyabrsk in Russian, is a city in and administrative center of Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky District, Daşoguz Province, Turkmenistan.[1]

Etymology

The city was renamed in honor of then-President Saparmurat Niyazov on 5 May 1993.[2] The former name, Oktyabr/Oktyabrsk, paid homage to the "Great October Revolution", known more commonly in the West as the Russian Revolution.

References

  1. ^ "OpenStreetMap / Districts of Turkmenistan". Retrieved 29 April 2021.
  2. ^ "ПОСТАНОВЛЕНИЕ ПРЕЗИДЕНТА ТУРКМЕНИСТАНА № 1327 о некоторых вопросах административно-территориальных образований" (PDF) (in Russian). 5 May 1993.


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