Turkmen language

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Turkmen (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found., Cyrillic: Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found., Persian: Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) is the national language of Turkmenistan. It is spoken by about 7,000,000 people in Turkmenistan, and by an about 380,000 more people in northwestern Afghanistan and 500,000 in northeastern Iran.

Literature

The leading Turkmen poet is Magtymguly Pyragy, who wrote in the 1700's.

References