Atamurat is a town in eastern Turkmenistan. It is located in Lebap Province. It was formerly known as Kerki. Nearby towns and villages include Mukry (3.3 km), Amyderya (2.1 km), Surkhi (3.1 km) and Kiikchi (2.2 km).
The town is served by Atamurat airport located 2 miles (3 km) from the town centre. In August 2012, the state national company Turkmenistan Airlines has announced an international tender for the design and construction of a new complex with the capacity of 100 passengers per hour.In February 2013 was commissioned road bridge connecting the city with village Kerkichi.
The name Kerki is a Turkified pronunciation of the original Persian name Karkuh meaning 'Deaf Mountain'.