Tajikistan flag information
Description flag of Tajikistan
three horizontal stripes of red (top), a wider stripe of white and green; a gold crown surmounted by seven gold, five-pointed stars is located in the center of the white stripe
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Official country name
Republic of Tajikistan
Jumhurii Tojikiston (long)
Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic
Tajikistani(s) (noun) Tojikiston (adjective)
Tajik (official), Russian widely used in government and business
7,211,884 ranked 99, (data 2008)
mountainous region dominated by the Trans-Alay Range in the north and the Pamirs in the southeast; highest point, Qullai Ismoili Somoni (formerly Communism Peak), was the tallest mountain in the former USSR. The lowest point is Syr Darya (Sirdaryo) 300 m.
3,651km, Afghanistan 1,206 km, China 414 km, Kyrgyzstan 870 km, Uzbekistan 1,161 km.
2 provinces (viloyatho, singular - viloyat) and 1 autonomous province* (viloyati mukhtor); Viloyati Khatlon (Qurghonteppa), Viloyati Mukhtori Kuhistoni Badakhshon* [Gorno-Badakhshan] (Khorugh), Viloyati Sughd (Khujand)
the administrative center name follows in parentheses
9 September 1991 (from Soviet Union)