Tajikistan as an Independent State

Tajikistan as an Independent State

In November 1992, the communist politician E. Rachmonov became┬áHead of State (initially President of Parliament, elected President from November 1994, confirmed in office for a further seven years in November 1999). The ongoing civil war battles v. a. escalated in the border area with Afghanistan when the Muslim forces received support from Afghan mujahideen and […]

Tajikistan Travel Advice

Tajikistan Travel Advice

General travel information for Tajikistan Continent: Asia Geographical location: Western Central Asia, on the Hindu Kush Highest elevation: Pik Ismoil Somoni (7495 m above sea level) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential system Languages: Tajik (Persian), Russian Neighboring countries: Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, the People’s Republic of China and Afghanistan Capital: Dushanbe Area: 143,100 sq […]