Etymology of Tajikistan
Tajikistan (/tɑːˈdʒiːkɨstɑːn/, /təˈdʒiːkɨstæn/, or /tæˈdʒiːkiːstæn/; Тоҷикистон [tɔd͡ʒikɪsˈtɔn]), officially the Republic of Tajikistan (Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Тоҷи...
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Tajik people
Tajik (Persian: تاجيک‎: Tājīk , Tajik: Тоҷик) is a general designation for a wide range of Persian-speaking people of Iranian origin, with traditional homelands in present-day Tajikistan, Af...
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History of Tajikistan
The current Tajik Republic harkens to the Samanid Empire (875–999). The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s. The Basmachi revolt that broke out in the wake of the Russian Revolution of 1...
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Samanid dynasty
The Samanid dynasty (Persian: سامانیان‎, Sāmāniyān), also known as the Samanid Empire, or simply Samanids (819–999), was a Sunni Persian Empire in Central Asia, named after its founder ...
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The Great Game
"The Great Game" was the strategic rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia. The classic Great Game period is generally regarded as running ...
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Basmachi movement
The Basmachi movement (Russian: Басмачество, Basmachestvo) or Basmachi Revolt was an uprising against Russian Imperial and Soviet rule by the Muslim peoples of Central Asia.The movement's roots la...
Tajik SSR
The Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic (Tajik: Республикаи Советии Социалистии Тоҷикистон, Respuʙlikaji Sovetiji Sotsialistiji Toçikiston; Russian: Таджикская Советская Социалистическая ...
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Civil war in Tajikistan
The Civil War in Tajikistan (Tajik: Ҷанги шаҳрвандии Тоҷикистон) began in May 1992 when ethnic groups from the Garm and Gorno-Badakhshan regions, which were underrepresented in the ruling elite, r...
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Politics of Tajikistan
The politics of Tajikistan takes place in a framework of a presidential republic, whereby the President is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system. Legislative power is...
Elections in Tajikistan
Elections in Tajikistan gives information on election and election results in Tajikistan. Tajikistan elects on national level a head of state - the president - and a legislature. The president is ele...
Foreign relations of Tajikistan
Foreign relations of Tajikistan are based on a desire to secure foreign investment and promote regional security while ensuring Tajikistan's independence. Hamrokhon Zarifi is the Foreign Minister of T...
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Human rights in Tajikistan
Human rights in Tajikistan remain poor. Corruption continued to hamper democratic and social reform. The following human rights problems were reported: restricted right of citizens to change their gov...
Provinces of Tajikistan
Tajikistan is divided into Each region is divided into districts (nohiya or rayon), which are further subdivided into jamoats (full name jamoati dehot), and then villages/settlements (deha's). Tajikis...
Districts of Tajikistan
The provinces of Tajikistan are subdivided into 58 districts (Tajik: ноҳия, nohiya or Russian: район, rayon), not including 4 districts belonging to the capital city Dushanbe, together with 17...
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Geography of Tajikistan
Tajikistan is nestled between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to the north and west, China to the east, and Afghanistan to the south. Mountains cover 93 percent of Tajikistan's surface area. The two princi...
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Economy of Tajikistan
Since independence, Tajikistan gradually followed the path of transition economy, reforming its economic policies. With foreign revenue precariously dependent upon exports of cotton and aluminium, the...
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Agriculture in Tajikistan
Tajikistan is a highly agrarian country, with its rural population at more than 70% and agriculture accounting for 60% of employment and around 30% of GDP. As is typical of economies dependent on agr...
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Demographics of Tajikistan
The Demographics of Tajikistan is about the demographic features of the population of Tajikistan, including population growth, population density, ethnicity, education level, health, economic status, ...
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Health in Tajikistan
In Tajikistan health indicators such as infant and maternal mortality rates are among the highest of the former Soviet republics. In the post-Soviet era, life expectancy has decreased because of poor ...
Culture of Tajikistan
The culture of Tajikistan has developed over several thousand years. Tajik culture can be divided into two areas, Metropolitan and Kuhiston (Highland). Ancient towns such as Bukhara, Samarkand, Herat,...
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Music of Tajikistan
Tajik music is closely related to other Central Asian forms of music. The classical music is shashmaqam, which Uzbeks also developed classical music of Tajiks and made their distinctive own. Souther...
Public holidays in Tajikistan
Holidays in Tajikistan:
Cuisine of Tajikistan
Tajik cuisine is a traditional cuisine of Tajikistan, and has much in common with Russian, Iranian, Afghan, and Uzbek cuisines. Plov (pilaf) (Tajik: палав, palav, Uzbek: palov), also called osh (T...
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Religion in Tajikistan
Islam, the predominant religion throughout Central Asia, was brought to the region by the Arabs in the 7th century. Since that time, Islam has become an integral part of Tajik culture. The Hanafi scho...
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Islam in Tajikistan
Sunni Islam is, by far, the most widely practiced religion in Tajikistan. Sunni Islam of the Hanafi school is the official religion of Tajikistan since 2009. Tajikistan is the only former Soviet state...
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Rugby union in Tajikistan
Rugby union in Tajikistan is a minor but growing sport.
In 2012, Hotam Fayzulloh and others founded the Tajik Rugby Union.
Transportation in Tajikistan
Most of Tajikistan's transportation system was built during the Soviet era, and since that time the system has deteriorated badly because of insufficient investment and maintenance. In 2013, Tajikista...
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European influence in Afghanistan
The European influence in Afghanistan refers to political, social, and mostly imperialistic influence several European nations and colonial powers have had on the historical development of Afghanistan...
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Anglo-Russian Entente
Signed on August 31, 1907, in St. Petersburg, Russia, the Anglo-Russian Convention of 1907 brought shaky British-Russian relations to the forefront by solidifying boundaries that identified respective...
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Demography of Afghanistan
The population of Afghanistan is around 31 million as of the year 2013, which includes the 2.7 million Afghan diasporeans that are residing temporarily in Pakistan and Iran. The nation is composed of ...
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