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Republic of Tajikistan

  • Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон
    Jumhurii Tojikiston
Anthem: Суруди Миллӣ
Surudi Milli
(English: "National Anthem")
vocal version:
Location of Tajikistan (green)
Location of Tajikistan (green)
Capital
and largest city
Dushanbe
38°33′N68°48′E / 38.550°N 68.800°E / 38.550; 68.800
Official languagesTajiki
Official language of inter-ethnic communicationRussian[1]
Other languagesUzbekKyrgyzTurkmenShughniRushaniYaghnobiBartangiFrenchSanglechi-IshkashimiTatarKazakhYazghulamiEastern ArmenianWakhiUkrainianAzerbaijaniKhufiCentral Asian ArabicParyaBukhoriChinese and others
Ethnic groups
(2010[2])
Religion
Demonym(s)Tajik or Tajikistani[4]
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partypresidentialconstitutionalsecularrepublic
Emomali Rahmon
Kokhir Rasulzoda
• Chairman of the Majlisi Milli
Rustam Emomali
LegislatureSupreme Assembly
National Assembly
Assembly of Representatives
Independence 
from Russia
27 November 1917
27 October 1924
5 December 1929
• From the USSR
9 September 1991
21 December 1991
• Recognized
26 December 1991
• Admitted to the UN
2 March 1992
6 November 1994
Area
• Total
143,100 km2 (55,300 sq mi)[5][6][7] (94th)
• Water (%)
1.8
Population
• 2020 estimate
9,537,645[8] (96th[9])
• Density
48.6/km2 (125.9/sq mi) (155th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$30.547 billion[10] (132nd)
• Per capita
$3,354[10] (155th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$7.350 billion[10] (147th)
• Per capita
$807[10] (164th)
Gini (2015)34[11]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.656[12]
medium · 127th
CurrencySomoni (TJS)
Time zoneUTC+5 (TJT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+992
ISO 3166 codeTJ
Internet TLD.tj
  1. Russian has the status of an official language through its use as the official interethnic language as cited in the Constitution of Tajikistan.[13]

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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