Special Notice

April 2019

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office warns that Tajikistan’s transport infrastructure is poor and travel requires careful planning. It also says, “Avoid off-road areas immediately adjoining the Afghan, Uzbek and Kyrgyz borders, which may be mined.”

Introduction

Summary

Republic bordered by Uzbekistan in the north-west, the Kyrgyz Republic in the north-east, China in the east and Afghanistan in the south.

Cities

Capital: Dushanbe

Population

8.9 million

International Country Code

TJ

Language(s)

Tajik and Russian

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

220V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 992

Time

5 hours ahead of GMT.

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