Gurbansoltan Eje adyndaky
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Gurbansoltan eje adyndaky, until 2004 called Ýylanly, is a city and capital of Gurbansoltan Eje District in Daşoguz Province, Turkmenistan.
In the Soviet period Ýylanly was designated a "town of urban type" (Russian : посёлок городского типа) and administrative center of Ýylanly District. On 6 September 2004 by Parliamentary Resolution 227-II it was renamed in honor of the mother of President Saparmurat Niyazov. In June 2016 by parliamentary decree Gurbansoltan eje adyndaky was upgraded to the status of "city in a district" (Turkmen : etrapdaky şäher). The same decree subordinated the villages of Hazarasp, Garamergen, and Depmechi to the city.
Türkmenbaşy, or Turkmenbashy in Anglicised spelling, literally "Head Turkmen" or "Head of the Turkmen," is a term coined by Saparmurat Niyazov that was used in several contexts:
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Saparmurat Atayevich Niyazov, also known as Türkmenbaşy, was a Turkmen politician who served as the leader of Turkmenistan from 1985 until his death in 2006. He was First Secretary of the Turkmen Communist Party from 1985 until 1991 and supported the 1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt. He continued to rule Turkmenistan for 15 years after independence from the Soviet Union in 1991.
Gurbansoltan Eje District is a district of Daşoguz Province in Turkmenistan. The administrative center of the district is the town of Ýylanly. The district is named after Gurbansoltan Eje, former president Saparmurat Niazov's mother.
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Gurbansoltan Eje was the mother of the first post-Soviet president Saparmurat Niyazov ("Türkmenbaşy").
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The Women's Union of Turkmenistan is an officially registered social and political organization in Turkmenistan, represented in the 2013-2018 Mejilis of Turkmenistan. Advocates for women's rights.
Atamyrat Niyazov was a soldier in the Red Army during World War II from the Soviet Republic of Turkmenistan who was the father of the first post-Soviet President of Turkmenistan Saparmurat Niyazov. He was also a school teacher and a financial officer.
Görogly, previously called Tagta, is a city subordinate to a district and the administrative center of Görogly District, Daşoguz Province, Turkmenistan. It is located 20 kilometers south of the city of Daşoguz.
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