Scripts Ашхабад (Russian), عشقآباد (Persian)
Other Forms FormsAşgabat, Ashkhabad
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 5/18/2016
Means "city of love", "city of devotion" from Persian عشقآباد (ešq-âbâd), a combination of Persian عشق ('ešq) meaning "love" and آباد (âbâd) "city". This is the name of the capital city of Turkmenistan.