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Khorog, Tajikistan
Khorog, Tajikistan

Khorog, Tajikistan

Women in traditional dress
Photo by Joel Heard

TAJIKISTAN

Asia

TAJIKISTAN

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    Capital:Dushanbe

    Location:Central Asia, west of China, south of Kyrgyzstan

    Currency:Tajikistani somoni (TJS)

    Area:144,100 sq km

    Population:8,990,874 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Tajik (official) 84.4%, Uzbek 11.9%, Kyrgyz 0.8%, Russian 0.5%, other 2.4% (2010 est.)

    Religion:Muslim 98% (Sunni 95%, Shia 3%) other 2% (2014 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC+5

    Tel Code:+992

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