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Tajikistan

Ta·jik·i·stan

also Ta·dzhik·i·stan  (tä-jĭk′ĭ-stăn′, -stän′)
A country of south-central Asia. The region was settled by the Tajik before the 10th century and conquered by Mongols in the 13th century. By the mid-19th century it was divided among several weak khanates. The region was acquired by Russia by 1895 and was a constituent state of the USSR, the Tadzhik Soviet Socialist Republic, from 1929 to 1991, when it declared its independence. Dushanbe is the capital and the largest city.

Tajikistan

(tɑːˌdʒɪkɪˈstɑːn; -stæn) ,

Tadzhikistan

or

Tadjikistan

n
(Placename) a republic in central Asia: under Uzbek rule from the 15th century until taken over by Russia in the 1860s, it became an autonomous Soviet republic in 1929 and gained full independence from the Soviet Union in 1991; it is mainly mountainous. Official language: Tajik or Tajiki. Religion: believers are mainly Muslim. Currency: somoni. Capital: Dushanbe. Pop: 7 910 041 (2013 est). Area: 143 100 sq km (55 240 sq miles)

Ta•jik•i•stan

or Ta•dzik•i•stan

(təˈdʒɪk əˌstæn, -ˌdʒi kə)
n.
a republic in S central Asia, S of Kyrgyzstan: a former constituent republic of the U.S.S.R. 6,102,854; 55,240 sq.mi. (143,100 sq.km). Cap.: Dushanbe.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tajikistan - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of AfghanistanTajikistan - a landlocked mountainous republic in southeast central Asia to the north of Afghanistan; formerly an Asian soviet
CIS, Commonwealth of Independent States - an alliance made up of states that had been Soviet Socialist Republics in the Soviet Union prior to its dissolution in Dec 1991
capital of Tajikistan, Dusanbe, Dushanbe, Dyushambe, Stalinabad - the capital of Tajikistan; formerly Stalinabad 1926-1991
Asia - the largest continent with 60% of the earth's population; it is joined to Europe on the west to form Eurasia; it is the site of some of the world's earliest civilizations
Communism Peak, Mount Communism, Mount Garmo, Stalin Peak - the highest mountain peak in the Pamir Mountains; near the Chinese border in northeastern Tajikistan (24,590 feet high)
Pamir Mountains, the Pamirs - a mountain range in central Asia that is centered in Tajikistan but extends into Kyrgyzstan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and western China
Tadzhik, Tajik - a native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
Translations
Tadjikistan
Таджикистан
Tadjikistan
Tádžikistán
Tadsjikistan
Tadžikistan
Tadžikistan
Tadžikistan
Tádzsikisztán
Tadsjikistan
タジキスタン
타지키스탄
Tadzikistania
Tadžikija
Tadjikistan
Tadžikistan
Tadžikistan
Таџикистан
Tadzjikistan
ประเทศทาจิกิสถาน
Таджикистан
nước Tajikistan

Tajikistan

[tɑːdʒɪkɪsˈtɑːn] NTayikistán m

Tajikistan

[tɑːˌdʒɪkɪˈstɑːn] nTadjikistan m

Tajikistan

nTadschikistan nt

Tajikistan

[tɑːˌdʒɪkɪˈstɑːn] nil Tagikistan

Tajikistan

طاجِكِسْتان Tádžikistán Tadsjikistan Tadschikistan Τατζικιστάν Tayikistán Tadžikistan Tadjikistan Tadžikistan Tagikistan タジキスタン 타지키스탄 Tadzjikistan Tadsjikistan Tadżykistan Tajiquistão Таджикистан Tadzjikistan ประเทศทาจิกิสถาน Tacikistan nước Tajikistan 塔吉克斯坦
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