Turkmenistan joined the IsDB in November 1994. Its share in subscribed capital is ID 5 million (0.03% of IsDB total subscribed capital). Turkmenistan is also a member of ICD and IRTI. Turkmenistan is a landlocked and mainly desert country located in Central Asia, with an area of 488,100 sq. km. Turkmenistan is bordering the Caspian Sea in the West, between Iran and Kazakhstan and has common borders with Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. Its population is 5.7 million (2017). Turkmenistan is rich in mineral resources mainly in oil and natural gas. Being a largely desert, country has sizeable hydrocarbon resources and intensive agriculture with one-half of its irrigated land planted cotton.