Turkestan facts for kids
Turkestan (Turkish: Türkistan, Kazakh: Түркістан, Uzbek: Turkiston, Turkmen: Türküstan, Persian: ترکستان, Chinese: 突厥斯坦, literally « Land of Turks ») is a region of Central Asia around Caspian Sea and Aral Sea.
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Map of Turkestan with modern state borders. The area covers a large number of countries including: Russia (Tatarstan and parts of Siberia), Mongolia, the Chinese autonomous province of Xinjang (also known as East Turkestan or Chinese Turkestan), Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, and parts of Afghanistan.
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