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Khorog, Tajikistan
Khorog, Tajikistan

Khorog, Tajikistan

Women in traditional dress
Photo by Joel Heard

TAJIKISTAN

Asia

TAJIKISTAN

Asia

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Capital: Dushanbe

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

Government: Republic of Tajikistan

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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