The Turkmen are a Turkic people predominantly found in Turkmenistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, with smaller communities scattered throughout Central Asia. They speak the Turkmen language. A nomadic people, the Turkmen are skilled in horsemanship and carpet weaving. Major Turkmen tribes include the Teke, Yomut, Arsary, Chowdur and Saryk.
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Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Kyrgyzstan; Pakistan; Syria; Tajikistan; Türkiye; Turkmenistan; United States; Uzbekistan
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