Baýramaly, Mary Province, Turkmenistan

Etymology | Overview | Economy | Sights

🇹🇲 Baýramaly (Bayram-Ali, Baýramaly, Bahrām Ali) is a city in and the seat of Baýramaly District, Mary Province, Turkmenistan. It lies about 27 km east of the provincial capital Mary, along the main railway line from Ashgabat to Tashkent.

Etymology The city is named after Bayram 'Ali Khan Qajar, the most prominent ruler of the Qajar Principality of Merv. According to Atanyyazow, Bayramaly ruled Mary in the 18th century, from 1782 to 1785, although the actual length of his reign remains disputed.

Overview The city is located in a dry oasis formed by the Murghab River. Baýramaly is a climatic spa and visitors are often sent to the city for treatment of chronic kidney disease, acute forms of nephritis and nephrosis, hypertension, renal tuberculosis, and problems of blood circulation. The Baýramaly Sanitorium (Turkmen: Baýramaly Şypahanasy) has been in operation since 1933. In 2010 the sanitorium underwent renovation and two new buildings were added. The sanitorium specializes in ailments of the kidneys and urinary tract, diseases of the cardiovascular system, and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

Economy The economy is based around food and construction materials industries. Natural gas is also extracted in the area.

Sights • Close to Baýramaly are the ruins of ancient Merv. • 28 km (17 mi) to the north is the mausoleum of Hudaýnazar Öwlüýä (early 12th century).

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Baýramaly has a population of over 88,486 people. Baýramaly also forms one of the centres of the wider Mary Province which has a population of over 1,480,400 people.

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Antipodal to Baýramaly is: -117.85,-37.617

Locations Near: Baýramaly 62.15,37.6167

🇹🇲 Merv 62.183,37.65 d: 4.7  

🇹🇲 Mary 61.83,37.587 d: 28.4  

🇹🇲 Türkmenabat 63.584,39.119 d: 208.6  

🇮🇷 Mashhad 59.597,36.29 d: 270.6  

🇺🇿 Yangibozor 64.183,39.733 d: 294.2  

🇦🇫 Maymana 64.75,35.933 d: 297.7  

🇺🇿 Bukhara 64.433,39.767 d: 310.5  

🇦🇫 Herat 62.2,34.333 d: 365.1  

🇹🇲 Änew 58.533,37.883 d: 319.3  

🇹🇲 Anau 58.528,37.89 d: 319.8  

Antipodal to: Baýramaly -117.85,-37.617

🇵🇫 Papeete -149.566,-17.537 d: 16204.8  

🇨🇱 Coronel -73.217,-37.017 d: 16105.5  

🇨🇱 Valdivia -73.233,-39.8 d: 16176.3  

🇨🇱 Talcahuano -73.117,-36.717 d: 16088.2  

🇨🇱 San Pedro de la Paz -73.1,-36.833 d: 16090.2  

🇨🇱 Concepción -73.05,-36.817 d: 16085.4  

🇨🇱 Osorno -73.133,-40.567 d: 16183.4  

🇨🇱 Chiguayante -73.017,-36.917 d: 16085.5  

🇨🇱 Port Montt -72.933,-41.467 d: 16183.1  

🇨🇱 Puerto Montt -72.933,-41.467 d: 16183.1  

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