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Tajikistan Overview

Tajikistan is located in Central Asia and is the poorest of the countries that emerged from the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Unemployment is very high, the social system has collapsed and there are major problems with food security. The majority of the population lives below the poverty line. The civil war that broke out… Read More »

Tajikistan Population and Language

More than four-fifths of the population identify themselves as ethnic Tajiks, a people of Persian origin. Of the others, the majority are uz cups. Most Russians left Tajikistan during the 1990s. Tajik is official language but Russian is still widely used. The population is young; just over a third are under 15 and only 3… Read More »