Sakar, Turkmenistan

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Sakar
Location in Turkmenistan
Coordinates: 38°55′N63°45′E / 38.917°N 63.750°E / 38.917; 63.750
CountryFlag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan
Province Lebap Province
District Saýat District
Time zone UTC+5 (+5)

Sakar, Turkmenistan is a city in Saýat District, Lebap Province, Turkmenistan. It was upgraded to city status on 27 July 2016 by Parliamentary Resolution No. 425-V.

Etymology

Sakar is the name of a minor Turkmen tribe. The meaning is obscure. [1]

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References

  1. Atanyýazow, Soltanşa (1980). Түркменистаның Географик Атларының Дүшүндиришли Сөзлүги [Explanatory Dictionary of Geographic Names in Turkmenistan]. Ashgabat: Ылым. p. 244.