Turkmenistan (Turkmen:Türkmenistan) is a state-owned Turkmeniantelevision channel founded in 2004. As with other channels of Turkmenistan, it is under the control of the Coordinating Council for Television and Radio Broadcasting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Turkmenistan. The channel was created in order to avail the international community with the achievements of Turkmenistan in the country's historical transformations in all spheres of public life, as well as to further improve the country's information systems. Altyn Asyr has positioned itself as the main TV channel of Turkmenistan. Television is broadcast in seven different languages including Turkmen, Russian, English, French, Chinese, Arabic and Persian. The headquarters is located in Ashgabat.
The channel doesn't air Watan Habarlary, unlike the other Turkmen channels.
The leader of Turkmenistan would like to finally close the "Gates of Hell" crater that has been burning in the Karakum Desert since the 1970s... The flaming crater reportedly stretches 230-feet wide across the desert terrain, which is located approximately 150 miles north of Turkmenistan's capital, Ashgabat.
TurkmenistanGateway to Hell. Turkmenistan’s famous ‘Gateway to Hell’ is set to be closed ... It is located near Darvaza, Turkmenistan, and it is a popular tourist attraction in the country ... Gateway to Hell is a natural gas crater located near Darvaza in Turkmenistan ... Turkmenistan Darvaza GasCrater.