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Tajikistan Facts

  • Name: Tajikistan
    (long form) Republic of Tajikistan
  • Capital City: Dushanbe (679,400 pop.)
  • Tajikistan Population: 7,910,041 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Somoni
    (conversion rates)

    Somoni
    5 Somoni
  • Ethnicity: Tajik 79.9%, Uzbek 15.3%, Russian 1.1%, Kyrgyz 1.1%, other 2.6%
  • GDP total: $17.72 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $2,200 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Tajik (official), Russian widely used in government and business
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Dushanbe, Khujand
  • Name: Meaning "Land of the Tajiks," Tajik referred to Iranian-speaking people during medieval times
  • National Day: September 9
  • Religion: Sunni 85%, Shia Muslim 5%, other 10%
  • Symbols

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.