tmwikilogo-balkan.jpgBalkan Welayat ( Türkmençe | English | Русский )

1 Origin of the name
2 Geography
2.1 Terrain
2.2 Flora and fauna
2.3 Climate
2.4 Lakes and rivers
2.5 Protected lands
3 History
4 Cities and towns
-- Balkanabat
--Turkmenbashy
**5 Demographics**
5.1 Race and ancestry
5.2 Population distribution
5.3 Religion
6 Economy
6.1 Industry and commerce
6.2 Energy use and production
6.3 State taxes
7 Culture
7.1 Fine arts and architecture
7.2 Entertainment
7.3 Popular culture
8 Socio-economic
8.1 Education
8.2 Health
8.3 Crime and safety
9 Transportation
10 Law and government
10.1 Executive
10.2 Legislative
10.3 Judicial
10.4 Regional government
11 Politics
12 Media
13 Sports
14 State symbols
15 See also
16 References
16.1 Cited references
16.2 General references
17 External links