Tajikistan's flagLocation: Central Asia
Official name: Republic of Tajikistan
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1991 / 1991
Capital city: Dushanbe
Population: 7.1 million / 129 people per sq mile (50 people per sq km)
Total land area: 55,251 square miles (143,100 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Tajik (official language), Uzbek, Russian
Main religions: Sunni Muslim 95%, Shi’a Muslim 3%, Other 2%
Ethnic mix: Tajik 80%, Uzbek 15%, Other 3%, Russian 1%, Kyrgyz 1%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Somoni = 100 diram
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2127 kilocalories

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