Türkmenabat is the second largest city in Turkmenistan after the capital Ashgabat. It is the administrative centre of Lebap Province.
Repetek Nature Reserve
The Repetek Nature Reserve, located about 540 km from Ashgahabt, is one of the most beautiful places in the Karakum desert. It is located in the Eastern Kara Kum about 70 km to the south west from the city of Turkmenabat (Chardjou) the centre of the Lebap region.