Guide to TAJIKISTAN
TAJIKISTAN which official name is Republic of Tajikistan or Tajikistan, is a country from Asia located at the Central Asia, west of China. TAJIKISTAN with 3,651 km sq km, limits with: Afghanistan 1,206 km, China 414 km, Kyrgyzstan 870 km, Uzbekistan 1,161 km; and is divided in 2 provinces . TAJIKISTAN's capital is Dushanbe which is the most populated city with about 543,105 inhabitants.
History of TAJIKISTAN
TAJIKISTAN's government is republic; a Republic with a Executive government type, with President Emomalii Rahmon as head of state and Prime Minister Oqil Oqilov as head of government.
Other symbols of TAJIKISTAN are Tajikistani anthem "Surudi Milli (Tajik National Anthem) Tajikistani flag.Tajikistani flag is composed by three horizontal stripes of red (top), a wider stripe of white, and green; a gold crown surmounted by seven gold, five-pointed stars is located in the center of the white stripe .
TAJIKISTAN's history is quite long: The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917. Bolshevik control of the area was fiercely contested and not fully reestablished until 1925. Tajikistan became independent in 1991 following the breakup of the Soviet Union, and it is now in the process of strengthening its democracy and transitioning to a free market economy after its 1992-97 civil war. There have been no major security incidents in recent years, although the country remains the poorest in the former Soviet sphere. Attention by the international community in the wake of the war in Afghanistan has brought increased economic development assistance, which could create jobs and increase stability in the long term. Tajikistan is in the early stages of seeking World Trade Organization membership and has joined NATO's Partnership for Peace.
TAJIKISTAN has an area of 143,100Km ,with a coastline of 0, this great area is composed by 142,700 sq km of land and 400 sq km of water. Tajikistani geography is known by it's Pamir and Alay Mountains dominate landscape and western Fergana Valley in north, Kofarnihon and Vakhsh Valleys in southwest . This makes Tajikistani's land specially proclive to earthquakes and floods.
Guide to travel to TAJIKISTAN
If you are thinking on traveling to TAJIKISTAN, you will have to take in consideration some points like TAJIKISTAN's currency, TAJIKISTAN's weather, TAJIKISTAN's national holiday and TAJIKISTAN's transports.
The first thing you need to know for your travels abroad is country's currency. TAJIKISTAN`s currency is called somoni ( 100 dirams
TAJIKISTAN's weather is characterized to be midlatitude continental, hot summers, mild winters; semiarid to polar in Pamir Mountains. So be sure of choosing the proper date to travel to TAJIKISTAN.
You can also consider to visit TAJIKISTAN on it's national holiday to get in TAJIKISTAN's culture. If you do so, TAJIKISTAN's national holiday is called Independence Day, 9 September.
Also, if you like natural wonders, don't forget to visit the highest point of TAJIKISTAN: Qullai Ismoili Somoni 7,495 m. And try also to get to TAJIKISTAN's lowest point: Syr Darya (Sirdaryo) 300 mBut if you prefer the city, you must visit TAJIKISTAN's tallest structure: ( ).
Don't be afraid to take a flight to TAJIKISTAN, with more than 40 airports and 0 airlines, you will get to TAJIKISTAN without problems. Once there, you can choose the transport type that better fits your needs. TAJIKISTAN has about482 of railways, and also200 of roadways, so is a good place for a car trip.
TAJIKISTAN is known by Tajikistanis as Jumhurii Tojikiston or Tojikiston in the shortened way. Tajikistani, about 7,076,598 people, are composed by different ethnics: Tajik 79.9%, Uzbek 15.3%, Russian 1.1%, Kyrgyz 1.1%, other 2.6% (2000 census). And they also have different languages: Persian, Tajik.
Another relevant point nowadays it's TAJIKISTAN's religion. Tajikistanis are divided in Sunni Muslim 85%, Shi'a Muslim 5%, other 10% (2003 est.).
Videos of Tajikistan
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Latest News of Tajikistan
|China, Tajikistan establish strategic partnership
China and Tajikistan established a strategic partnership on Monday, pledging to boost bilateral cooperation. The announcement was made during talks held between President Xi Jinping and his visiting Tajik counterpart Emomali Rakhmon, who is visiting China from May 19 to 20.
|Tajikistan is promising investment destination
A view of the Dushanbe Business Forum 2013 after it was opened by Prime Minister of Tajikistan Oqil Oqilov on Sunday.
|Tajikistan: Aspiring Opposition Leader Arrested
Copyright show: No Across the former Soviet Union, entrepreneurs may be skilled in the art of making money, but they soon find themselves out of their depth when it comes to the business of politics. read more
|Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Airlines Among World’s Worst – Survey
When the countries of Central Asia end up on a list, they’re usually at the bottom (or the top, depending on how you look at it, as in “most-corrupt”). A new ranking is no different: Three of the region’s national air carriers, surprise, have placed among the world's worst. Business Insider, an online magazine, has ranked economy-class cabins and found the flag carriers of Turkmenistan ...
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