Eastern Orthodoxy in Turkmenistan

Eastern Orthodoxy in Turkmenistan is a major proportion of Christianity in Turkmenistan. Turkmenistan has a Muslim majority. The Eastern Orthodox Christians are about 5% of the population.[1]

Russian Orthodox Church in Turkmenistan

The Russian Orthodox Church is under the jurisdiction of the Russian Orthodox Archbishop in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.[2] There are three Russian Orthodox Churches in Ashgabat, two in Turkmenabat, in Mary, Turkmenbashi, Balkanabat, Bayram-Ali and Dushauguze one each.[1] The highest Russian Orthodox priest in Turkmenistan is based in Ashgabat.[3] There is one Russian orthodox monastery, in Ashgabat.[3] Turkmenistan has no Russian Orthodox seminary, however. [3]


See also

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