Located in the continent of Asia, Tajikistan covers 141,510 square kilometers of land and 2,590 square kilometers of water, making it the 95th largest nation in the world with a total area of 144,100 square kilometers.
Tajikistan became an independent state in 1991, after gaining its sovereignty from Russia. The population of Tajikistan is 7,768,385 (2012) and the nation has a density of 55 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Tajikistan is the Somoni (TJS). As well, the people of Tajikistan are refered to as Tajikistani.
The dialing code for the country is 992 and the top level internet domain for Tajikistani sites is .tj.
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|Density||54.9 / km2 ( 142.2 / mi2 )|
|GDP||9,241,627,841 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,190 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||141,510 km2 (54,637 mi2)|
|Water Area||2,590 km2 (1,000 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||China, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan|
What is the capital of Tajikistan?
Dushanbe is the capital city of Tajikistan. It has a population of 679,400, and is located on a latitue of 38.54 and longitude of 68.78.
Dushanbe is also the political center of Tajikistan, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Dushanbe, the Capital Of Tajikistan
|Elevation||767 meters over sea level|
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