Tajikistan is a landlocked country on the ancient Silk Road in . The nation is unique in that the majority culture is non-Turkic, unlike its neighbors to the north and west and east.

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is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan. Photo: Ibrahimjon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Pamir mountains, or or Pamir Knot, is a large region of high ground at the junction of several other mountain ranges of which the best-known is the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

, sometimes spelled Khodjent and known as Leninabad from 1936 to 1991, is the second-largest city of Tajikistan and the capital of Tajikistan's northernmost province, Sughd. Photo: Neu holland, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Region, one of the four provinces of Tajikistan is the most populous of the four first level administrative regions. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


The Rasht Valley is located in Tajikistan and composes a significant portion of the Region of Republican Subordination, including the six districts of Lakhsh, Rasht, , , and Nurabad. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Tajikistan portion of the is in the extreme north of the country. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Zarafshan is a town and jamoat in north-west Tajikistan.


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