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( At 211 meters, the tower is the tallest structure in Turkmenistan.

The Turkmenistan Tower is a communications and observation tower in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. It was completed in 2011. At 211 meters, the tower is the tallest structure in Turkmenistan. 
Construction began in 2008 by Turkish company Polimeks. It was completed on October 17, 2011, when President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow held the official opening ceremony.
The main function of the tower is to serve TV and radiocommunication antennas, but apart from that there are also organized tourist centers with a variety of interesting attractions. The radius covered by the signal from the antenna is about 100 kilometers. Currently, the tower transmits analog TV, digital TV and radio. Client antenna towers are the following stations: Altyn Asyr, Yashlyk, Miras, Turkmenistan, Turkmen Owazy, Ashgabat, and Turkmen Sport.

In the tower there are two viewing platforms available for visitors - the main and the special observatory, both offer a 360-degree view. The main observatory is located at an altitude of 150 meters (on the 30th floor); there is a good view of modern Ashgabat from the main observatory, as well as beautifully landscaped open spaces and the foothills of Kopetdag. The decorative octagonal "Star of Oguzkhan" is recognized as the world's largest architectural image of the star. The TV Tower is visible from almost anywhere in Ashgabat and its suburbs.

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