Tajikistan Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: The main national dish is ash (a mixture of rice, meat, carrots and onions fried and steaded in a deep... More
  • Family: Women's roles vary depending upon if they are Muslim or Soviet influenced.  Soviet influenced women participate in all aspects of... More
  • Fashion: In urban areas European style of clothing is worn.  Older Tajik men wear Islamic cloaks and turbans. More
  • Visiting: Visits require the preparation of a dasturkhan, a tablecloth spread over the floor or on a low table. The guest... More

Tajikistan Facts

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Capital Dushanbe
Government Type republic
Currency somon
Population 7,910,041
Total Area 55,251 Square Miles
143,100 Square Kilometers
Location Central Asia, west of China, south of Kyrgyzstan
Language Tajik (official), Russian widely used in government and business

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