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Turkmenistan's White Marble-Clad Capital

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Turkmenistan, Citizen Media

Turkmenistan already has a record-breaking president [1] and ever-rising wheat harvests [2]. But this is not enough for the oil-rich country. Don Croner reports [3] that Turkmenistan's capital, Ashgabat, has recently been awarded a Guinness World Record for the world's highest density of white marble buildings.