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Tajikistan

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TAJIKISTAN
(pronounced - taj-jeek-eh-stahn | tɑːˌʤɪkɪˈstɑːn)
OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of Tajikistan
DEMONYMS: Tajikistani, Tajik, Tadzhik, Asian
Tajikistan is part of the South-central Asia region in the continent of Asia. Tajikistan is also known as the Home of the Tajiks. It is in the Northern hemisphere and is 143.1 thousand square kilometres in size. The primary language spoken is Tajik, the capital city is Dushanbe and the main currency used is the Somoni.
LGBTQIA+ Equality Index
Medium-Low
LGBTQIA+ Dollar
c.184 million
LGBTQIA+ Population
c.267.7 thousand
ALLOW SAME-SEX MARRIAGES
No
RECOGNISE GENDER CHANGE
Yes
BANNING GAY CONVERSION THERAPY
No

Geography

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CAPITAL

Dushanbe

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REGION

South-central Asia

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CONTINENT

Asia

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HEMISPHERE

Northern

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AREA

143100

(square kilometers)

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SURROUNDING OCEAN(S)

Landlocked

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Name in other languages

learn the literal translations of the country’s name in twelve of the most popular languages
English Flag
English
Tajikistan
Mandarin Flag
Mandarin
塔吉克斯坦
Dutch Flag
Dutch
Tadzjikistan
Spanish Flag
Spanish
Tayikistán
Arabic Flag
Arabic
طاجيكستان
Portuguese Flag
Portuguese
Tadjiquistão
French Flag
French
Tadjikistan
Hebrew Flag
Hebrew
טג׳יקיסטן
Russian Flag
Russian
Таджикистан
German Flag
German
Tadschikistan
Hindi Flag
Hindi
ताज़िकिस्तान
Japanese Flag
Japanese
タジキスタン

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LAST UPDATED:  April 25, 2023
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| STATUS

  • There are currently no known issues or armed conflicts taking place within this country. It is advised that you consult your country's foreign or overseas department before you travel. Your government's ministry will provide you with the latest information and guidance as to whether it is safe to travel to this country (or to parts of it)
  • LGBTQIA+ travel discretion is advised. Though it is not illegal to identify as LGBTQIA+ or engage in same-sex relationships, it is always recommended that you carry out independent research before travelling
  • GENDER IDENTITY/EXPRESSION | The country has some laws in place regarding gender identity and expression
  • LGBTQIA+ ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAWS | This country has no anti-discrimination laws) in place. The lack of regulations means that there is no legal protection for those community members living or visiting from facing discrimination
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Government

| INFORMATION

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TAJIKISTAN
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
вазорати корхои хоричй | vazorati korxoi xoricj
The foreign office or ministry is typically a department within a government that focuses on promoting that particular country and what it represents worldwide. The department will often highlight national security, travel restrictions, visa requirements and all relevant foreign policies
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TAJIKISTAN
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL PROTECTION
вазорати нигахдории тандурустй ва хифзи социалй | vazorati nigaxdorii tandurustj va xifzi socialj
The health office or ministry is typically a department or organisation within a government that focuses on all things relating to health. The department will often highlight travel restrictions, vaccination requirements, pandemics, outbreaks, and relevant health-related information
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  USEFUL PHRASES | GREETINGS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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GREETINGS
салом
HI
салом
HOW ARE YOU?
шумо чӣ хелед?
GOOD MORNING
субҳ ба хайр
I'M GOOD, AND YOU?
ман хуб дорам ва шумо?
GOOD AFTERNOON
нимирӯзи ба хайр
WHAT IS YOUR NAME?
номи шумо чӣ?
GOOD NIGHT
шаби хуш
MY NAME IS…
номи ман ...
WELCOME
хуш омадед
NICE TO MEET YOU
аз шиносоӣ бо шумо шодам
GOODBYE
хайр
DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?
шумо бо забони англисӣ гап зада метавонед?

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EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Tajik
Official Language(s) spoken in Tajikistan
The emergency service numbers within Tajikistan to call during an emergency
  • AMBULANCE - when someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk (emergency medical services and technical rescue)
  • POLICE - when you feel in danger, are in dangerous situations or have witnessed a crime (law enforcement, criminal investigation, and maintenance of public order)
  • FIRE RESCUE - when a fire occurs or where a person needs rescue (fire suppression, technical rescue, and hazardous materials mitigation)


Ambulance
AMBULANCE
ёрии таъьилӣ (tajik)

dial
112

Call Ambulance Service Now

Police
POLICE
милиса (tajik)

dial
112

Call Police Now

Fire
FIRE
оташ (tajik)

dial
112

Call Fire Service Now


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  USEFUL PHRASES | EMERGENCY

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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EMERGENCY
фавқулодда
HELP ME
ба ман кӯмак кунед
WHERE IS THE NEAREST HOSPITAL?
беморхонаи наздиктарин дар куҷост?
STOP
ист
WHERE IS THE NEAREST PHARMACY?
наздиктарин доруфурӯшӣ дар куҷост?
HOSPITAL
бемористон
WHERE IS THE POLICE STATION?
шӯъбаи полис дар куҷост?
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USEFUL INFORMATION

TELEPHONE DIALLING CODE

992

INTERNET SUFFIX

.tj

CURRENCY

NAME:
Somoni
SYM:
S
DIVISION:
100 dirams

ELECTRICITY

VOLTS:
220
HERTZ:
50

ELECTRICAL PLUGS

NUMBER OF PLUG TYPES:
2
PLUGS USED:
Electricity Plug C Electricity Plug F

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CLIMATE

Dushanbe

Weather information

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MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
The average monthly temperatures are based on the recorded daily highs and lows for the given location
HIGH
The daily high temperatures are an average, based on the recorded high temperatures over many years
01| JAN
18.2°C | 64.7°F
02| FEB
18.1°C | 64.6°F
03| MAR
17.2°C | 62.9°F
04| APR
14.8°C | 58.6°F
05| MAY
13.4°C | 56.1°F
06| JUN
11.3°C | 52.4°F
07| JUL
10.5°C | 50.9°F
08| AUG
11.1°C | 52.0°F
09| SEP
12.1°C | 53.8°F
10| OCT
12.8°C | 55.1°F
11| NOV
14.2°C | 57.6°F
12| DEC
16.4°C | 61.5°F
LOW
The daily low temperatures are an average, based on the recorded lowest temperatures over many years
01| JAN
11.8°C | 53.3°F
02| FEB
11.6°C | 52.8°F
03| MAR
11.3°C | 52.4°F
04| APR
9.6°C | 49.2°F
05| MAY
8.3°C | 46.9°F
06| JUN
6.3°C | 43.4°F
07| JUL
5.7°C | 42.2°F
08| AUG
6.2°C | 43.2°F
09| SEP
6.8°C | 44.3°F
10| OCT
7.2°C | 44.9°F
11| NOV
8.1°C | 46.5°F
12| DEC
10.1°C | 50.1°F
SEASONS
Saisons (fr) | Jahreszeiten (de) | Estaciones (es) | Stagioni (it) | Seizoen (du) | Estação (pt)
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Spring SeasonSPRING
Printemps (fr) | Frühling (de) | Primavera (es) | Primavera (it) | Lente (du) | Primavera (pt)
March-May
Summer SeasonSUMMER
Été (fr) | Sommer (de) | Verano (es) | Estate (it) | Zomer (du) | Verão (pt)
June-August
Autumn SeasonAUTUMN
Automne (fr) | Herbst (de) | Otoño (es) | Autunno (it) | Herfst (du) | Outono (pt)
September-November
Winter SeasonWINTER
Hiver (fr) | Winter (de) | Invierno (es) | Inverno (it) | Winter (du) | Inverno (pt)
November-February
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  USEFUL PHRASES | INSTRUCTIONS

Common phrases and terms in the local language(s)
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INSTRUCTIONS
YES
ҳа
EXCUSE ME
мебахшед
NO
нест
PLEASE
лутфан
NO, THANK YOU
не, ташаккур
SORRY
узр
MAYBE
мумкин ки
THANK YOU
сипос

TIMEZONE

LAST UPDATED:  Oct 11,2022

TIMEZONE

UTC+5 (Asia/Dushanbe)

DST APPLIES

No

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TRAVEL RELATED

AIRPORT STATISTICS

TOTAL NUMBER OF AIRPORTS

4
TOTAL NUMBER OF HELIPORTS

0
TOTAL NUMBER OF SEAPLANE BASES

0

DRIVING

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DRIVE ON WHICH SIDE
Right
INTERNATIONAL DRIVING LICENCE REQUIRED
Required
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  USEFUL PHRASES | DIRECTIONS & GUIDANCE

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DIRECTIONS AND GUIDANCE
дастурҳо ва роҳнамо
HOW DO I GET THERE?
чӣ тавр он ҷо кунам?
HOW MUCH IS THAT?
чӣ қадар аст?
HOW FAR IS IT?
чӣ қадар дур аст?
DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS?
шумо картаи кредитӣ мепазиред?
WHERE IS THE BATHROOM?
ҳоҷатхона дар куҷост?
I'M NOT INTERESTED
ман шавқ надорам
WHERE IS THE CLOSEST RESTAURANT?
наздик тарабхона дар куҷост?
I DON'T UNDERSTAND
ман намефаҳмам
HOW MUCH DO I OWE YOU?
ту чй қадар қарздор ҳастӣ кунам?

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Lesbian Flag
Lesbian
lesbian (tajik)
Gay Flag
Gay
гей (tajik)
Bisexual Flag
Bisexual
бисексуалцо (tajik)
Transgender Flag
Transgender
трансгендер (tajik)
Intersex Flag
Intersex
intertersex (tajik)
Asexual Flag
Asexual
ассалом (tajik)
Questioning Flag
Questioning
савол додан (tajik)
Community Flag
Community
ҷомеа (tajik)
Gender Flag
Gender
гендерии марбут (tajik)
Sexuality Flag
Sexuality
алоқаи ҷинсӣ (tajik)
Non-Bingary Flag
Non-Binary
ғайри дуӣ (tajik)
Queer Flag
Queer
аҷиб (tajik)
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