Dashoguz was formerly known as Tashauz and Dashkhovuz located in Northern Turkmenistan. Uzbek border is just 10km away from the city.
The city is located at latitude 41.833° north, longitude 59.9667° east. Lake Sarykamysh flowing nearby is a great place to spot around 65 fish species. The city has a chilly desert climate in winters and hot throughout the summer.
The city was a popular stop on the Silk Road. The city was renamed by President Niyazov in 1999. The city has an airport that is connected with Ashgabat, Mary, Turkmenabat, Balkanabat, Turkmenbashy. The flight that operates in these airports is Turkmenistan Airlines.