Where is Tajikistan?

Tajikistan is located in the Central & South Asia region at latitude 38.861034 and longitude 71.276093 and is part of the Asian continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 38Β° 51' 39.72'' N
  • 71Β° 16' 33.93'' E

You can see the location of Tajikistan on the world map below:

Pin showing Tajikistan on a map

Tajikistan Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Tajikistan (TJ) are:

  1. Afghanistan (AF)
  2. China (CN)
  3. Kyrgyzstan (KG)
  4. Uzbekistan (UZ)

Tajikistan is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.

Tajikistan Related Content

Tajikistan Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 38.861034
Longitude: 71.276093
Country CodesAlpha 2: TJ
Alpha 3: TJK
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡―
Int. Phone Prefix+992
Capital cityDushanbe
Central & South Asia
Country Area144,100 sq km
Population 20219,749,625
World Rank: 93
Median Age21.5
Life expectancy71.6
Major languagesTajik (official) 84.4%, Uzbek 11.9%, Kyrgyz .8%, Russian .5%, other 2.4% (2010 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+05:00
Internet TLD.tj
Biggest AirportDushanbe Airport (DYU)
Average temperature6.40 Β°C
43.52 Β°F
Administrative Divisions1 autonomous region 2 regions 1 capital territory 1 district under republic administration
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Tajikistan Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencySomoni (TJS)
GDP in 2020$8.1 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 147
GDP per capita in 2020$853
World Rank: 175
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, services, agriculture, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkey
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan

Biggest Cities in Tajikistan

Here are the largest cities in Tajikistan based on 2021 data:

City Population
Dushanbe 778,500
Khujand 181,600
Kulob 95,000
Bokhtar 75,450
Istaravshan 57,400
Konibodom 50,400
Tursunzoda 46,700
Vahdat 40,600
Isfara 40,000
Panjakent 33,000

Map of Tajikistan with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Central & South Asia Region

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