Facts about Tajikistan
Official languages: Tajik, Russian
Area: 143,100 km²
Population: 7.5 million residents
Population density: 52.32 residents per km²
Internet TLD: .tj
ISO codes: TJ, TJK, 762
The telephone code for Tajikistan is +992
Tajikistan (Tajik. Тоҷикистон / Todschikiston (Cyrillic) or تاجکستان (Persian); officially the Republic of Tajikistan, Tajik. Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон) ااикистон) ا / Dschumhurii (جمهجکور) is a Central Asia. See Tajikistan Location on World Map.
The country is a high mountain country that borders Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and the People’s Republic of China. More than 70% of the area is high mountains. Almost 50% of the national territory is at an altitude of 3,000 m above sea level or even higher. Tajikistan has more than 60 percent of Central Asia’s water resources in solid and liquid form.
Flag of Tajikistan
The flag of Tajikistan consists of three horizontal stripes of red, white and green. In addition, in the middle of the white stripe there is a golden emblem of a crown, above which rise seven five-pointed stars. The colors of the flag are inspired by the Tajik flag from the days of Soviet domination. The red color serves as a reminder of the country’s communist past, the white stripe refers to cotton production, and the green stripe refers to Tajikistan’s advanced agricultural production. The gold stars represent friendship towards other countries and the crown symbolizes the sovereignty of the country. Tajikistan adopted a national flag after the collapse of the USSR quite late compared to other newly formed states, only in 1992.
Biggest Cities of Tajikistan by Population
Tajikistan is a landlocked nation located in Central Asia and is home to more than 8 million people. Dushanbe is the largest city in Tajikistan, with a population of over 800,000. It is the capital of the country and is located in the western part of Tajikistan. The city has a unique combination of modern infrastructure and traditional architecture, making it a popular tourist destination. Dushanbe offers many attractions for visitors such as museums, parks, restaurants, hotels, and markets. Khujand is Tajikistan’s second-largest city with over 200,000 inhabitants living in its metropolitan area. Located in the northern part of the country near the Uzbek border, it has become an important economic center with industries such as textiles production and food processing based here. The city also has many historical sites from its past under Soviet rule like Lenin Square or Lenin Park to explore. Khorugh is the third-largest city in Tajikistan with around 100,000 inhabitants living in its metropolitan area. Located on the edge of Pamir Mountains in eastern Tajikistan close to Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor, it offers plenty of opportunities for adventure seekers looking to explore mountains or rivers like Panj River which runs through this city. It also offers cultural attractions like museums and monuments from Soviet rule such as Mavlavi Mausoleum or Museum of Local Lore for visitors interested to learn about local history and culture.
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According to Abbreviation Finder, Dushanbe is the capital of Tajikistan. In Tajik it is written Dušanbe (the š is sh pronounced). It is located in the west of the country in a valley south of the Hissar Mountains. 780,000 residents are at home here. This makes Dushanbe the largest city in the country.