Tejen

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Tejen
Tejen is located in Turkmenistan
Tejen
Tejen
Location in Turkmenistan
Coordinates: 37°23′N 60°30′E / 37.383°N 60.500°E / 37.383; 60.500
Country  Turkmenistan
Province Ahal Province
Population
 • Total 52,000

Tejen (or Tedzhen) is an oasis city in the Karakum Desert, in Ahal Province of Turkmenistan. It is located at latitude 37.3786 North; longitude 60.4961 East at an altitude of 161 meters. It has a population of approximately 52,000.

The Hari River passes near Tejen, and is therefore known in Turkmenistan as the Tejen River.

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It is a stop on the Trans-Caspian railway, and in the 1990s a new line to Mashhad in Iran was opened.

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Coordinates: 37°23′N 60°30′E / 37.383°N 60.500°E / 37.383; 60.500