Турагентство в Туркменистане
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Mary velayat

The tourist value of Mary lies in its close proximity to the complex of archaeological and architectural monuments. Of course, we are talking about the ruins of the world-famous ancient city of Merv. It has several names: Margush, Margiana, Maru — it’s all about him. Merv is a real dream for travelers who are fond of ancient culture and lost civilizations. Today, this area contains the remains of at least five ancient cities from various periods.

Mary (Turkm. Mary, until 1937 was called Merv from Persian مرو‎) is a city in the south of Turkmenistan, named after the ancient city of Merv, the center of the Mary velayat (region). The fourth largest city in Turkmenistan. It is located in the southeastern part of the Turan lowland on the territory of the Murgab oasis in the delta of the Murgab River, which originates in the mountains of Afghanistan. From the south, the city skirts the Karakum Canal. A major railway junction, an important road junction.

Population — 126,141 people (2010). The head of the city is the hyakim, as of the end of April 2015, he was Kakamurat Amanmuradov.

Tomb of the Eskhab brothers — the founders of Islam on the territory of ancient Merv

Eternal flame in Mary.