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Merv

Listed under Historic Towns and Villages in Bayramaly, Turkmenistan.

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'Merv is the oldest and best-preserved of the oasis-cities along the Silk Route in Central Asia. The remains in this vast oasis span 4,000 years of human history. A number of monuments are still visible, particularly from the last two millennia.'

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