Country: Tajikistan

Population: 7,076,598

Capital: Dushanbe

Time Zone: UTC+5

Currency Name: somoni (TJS)

Government Type: republic

Languages: Tajik (official), Russian widely used in government and business

Ethnic Breakdown: Tajik 79.9%, Uzbek 15.3%, Russian 1.1%, Kyrgyz 1.1%, other 2.6%

Religion: Sunni Muslim 85%, Shi'a Muslim 5%, other 10%

Major Cities: Dushanbe, Khojand

Phone Country Code: 992

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High Travel Season: June - August

Voltage: 220 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: c, I

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