Located in Central Asia, Tajikistan is surrounded by Afghanistan to the south, Kyrgyzstan to the north, China to the east, and Uzbekistan to the west. It has a total land area of 143,100 square kilometers. It is known for stunning and captivating mountains, popular for hiking and climbing. The capital city of Dushanbe is located in the west-central region.

Fann Mountains Lake, Tajikistan
Fann Mountains Lake, Tajikistan | Photo by Oleg Brovko under creative commons

Key Facts About Tajikistan

Location Located in the heart of Central Asia.
CurrencyTajikistani Somoni
Currency Conversion1TJS= 0.11USD
ClimateContinental, subtropical, and semiarid, with some desert areas.
Population9 million (2019 est.)
ReligionMostly Muslims
LanguageTajiki is the National Language

Top Tourist Attractions in Tajikistan

  • Iskanderkul Lake
  • Pamir Highway
  • Fann Mountains
  • Bartang Valley
  • Zeravshan Valley
  • Ismoil Somoni Peak
  • Peak Korzhenevskaya
  • Ak-Baital Pass
  • Panjshanbe Bazaar
  • Kuk Gumbaz Madrassah
  • Tajikistan National Museum
  • National Library of Tajikistan
  • Zares Lake
  • Nurek Dam

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