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    Information About Tajikistan

    About Tajikistan

    Tajikistan is a country of four provinces. The country is almost covered with mountains. In Tajikistan about 8million people speak language Taegu, which is the dialect of modern Persian. Yet many people speak Russian too. Tajikistan economy depends on aluminum and cotton production. After the breakup of the Soviet Union, Tajikistan became independent in 1991 and after the civil war the foreign aid allowed the country's economy to grow.

    History of Tajikistan

    The present Tajik people harkens to the Samanid Empire from 875-999. The Tajik people came under the rule of Russia in the year 1860s. After the Basmachi Revolt Tajikistan became an autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Within Uzbekistan in 1924.In the year 1929, Tajikistan became one of the component republics of the Soviet Union. It was called the Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic. It became independent in the year 1991.

    Geography of Tajikistan

    Tajikistan is the smallest nation in central Asia. It lies between latitudes 36 degree and 41 degree N. And it lies between longitudes 67 degree and 75 degree E. Mountains of Pamir range have covered the country. North part of the country has low level lands. And in the southern part of the country Kofarnihon and Vakhsh river valleys are located. The Amu Darya and Pani are the rivers mark the border of Afghanistan. There are 900 rivers in the country.

    Climate and Natural Resources of Tajikistan

    Tajikistan is a small land area. It is covered by mountains. The climate of Tajikistan varies extensively. The climate is moderate in spring that is from March to May, and in autumn that is from September to November. The average temperature in the day time is around 20 degree 30 degree. The temperature in summer goes to more than 40 degrees. The only cold place of the country is mountain regions. In winter the snow falls and it is common in December to January. The natural resources of the country are hydropower, some petroleum, uranium, mercury, brown coal, lead, zinc, antimony, tungsten, silver and gold.

    Tourist Attraction in Tajikistan

    The country is a mountain range in Central Asia. It is formed by the junction or knot of the Himalayas. The archaeological site of the ruins of old Penjikent is a popular tourist place. It is a walled intercity which stood 2500-years ago. It was once a Sogdian trading city on the Silk Road. The Mountain regions, rivers and natural surrounding of the country attract the visitors from the other countries.
    The Pamir Mountains, or Pamirs, are in southern, eastern Tajikistan, near the border with Afghanistan. It is a mountain range in Central Asia formed by the junction or knot of the Himalayas, Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges.Coal mines in the west, though sheep herding in upper Meadowlands is the primary source of income for the region. Lake Karakol is its main attraction.

    Famous Hotels in Tajikistan

    1. Hotel Tajikistan
    2. Dushanbe Serena Hotel
    3. Grand Asia Hotel
    4. Hotel Twins-Dushanbe
    5. Hotel Mercury

    Tajikistan Cuisine and Culture

    The country was previously home to several ancient cultures including the Bronze Age, which was later home to a kingdom ruled by people of different faith and culture, including the Oxus too and the city of the Neolithic. The Tajik people are of ethnic Persian descent. They constitute the largest indigenous group in the country. The Pamiris speak a different language and belong to the Ismaili Shiite sect of Islam. Tajiks are Sunni. Political unsteadiness led to a failing infrastructure, dishonesty, and tremendous poverty.

    International and Domestic Airports in Tajikistan

    Some of the important airports of Tajikistan are:
    • Dushanbe International Airport
    • Qurghonteppa International Airport
    • Isfara Airport
    • Murgab Airport
    • Garm Airport
    Posted By : All Places Map Last Updated: September 13, 2015

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    Facts about Tajikistan

    Independence Day09 September, 1991
    ClimateMidlatitude continental
    Area143,100 sq km
    CurrencySomoni (TJS)
    Dialling Code992
    NeighboursAfghanistan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan