Anau

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This article is about the Turkmenistan city . For the former ICAO code, see Nauru International Airport.
Anau
Änew
Ak Bugdaý (White Wheat) Museum
Ak Bugdaý (White Wheat) Museum
Anau is located in Turkmenistan
Anau
Anau
Location in Turkmenistan
Coordinates: 37°53′N 58°32′E / 37.883°N 58.533°E / 37.883; 58.533
Country Flag of Turkmenistan.svg Turkmenistan
Province Ahal Province
Population (1989 census)[1]
 • Total 9,332

Anau (also spelled Annau, Turkmen: Änew), Turkmenistan, capital of Ahal Province, is a city 8 kilometers southeast of Ashgabat which is connected via the M37 highway. Traces of habitation in the area date back to the 4th millennia BC, with fine painted potteries.[2] The name Anau is from Persian ab-i nau (آب نو) meaning "New Water".[1]

In 2003, the city built a new stadium and in 2005 a major Museum Ak bugday.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population census 1989, Demoscope Weekly, No. 359-360, 1-18 January 2009 (search for Туркменская ССР) (Russian)
  2. ^ Langer, William L., ed. (1972). An Encyclopedia of World History (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company. p. 17. ISBN 0-395-13592-3. 

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Coordinates: 37°53′N 58°32′E / 37.883°N 58.533°E / 37.883; 58.533