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Full nameTürkmenabat
Official nameTürkmenabat
Native nameCharjew, Chardzhou
ProvinceLebap Province
Total Population253000 (2009 census)

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Türkmenabat (Cyrillic Turkmen: Түркменабат), formerly and since the medieval times, Chardzhou ( , Turkmen: Чәрҗев), also spelled Çärjew, Chardjui, Charjou, Chardzhev, Charjev, Chärjew, or Charjew (Persian for 'four canals'), ancient Amul, is a town in Turkmenistan, capital of Lebap Province. As of 2009, it had a population of approximately 254,000 people (up from 161,000 in the 1989 census).

The name Chardjui is Persian (چهارجوی) and means "four streams".

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