|Elevation||161 m (528 ft)|
Tejen (older spellings: Tedzhen, Tejend, Tejent) is an oasis city in the Karakum Desert, in Ahal Province of Turkmenistan. It lies along the M37 highway, between Dushak and Mary, 223 kilometres (139 mi) by road southeast of Ashgabat. It has a population of approximately 52,000. To the east is the larger oasis of Merv.
The town contains the Charman Ahun Mosque, the Hotel Tejen, and numerous fertiliser and textiles factories.
Tejen is known for its melon production, and contains numerous fertiliser and textiles factories. It is also known for its narcotics, which are known locally as "Tejen tea".
The town contains the Charman Ahun Mosque and the Hotel Tejen.
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