Things to do in Tajikistan

Tajikistan ( ( listen), ; Tajik: Тоҷикистон [tɔdʒikisˈtɔn]), officially the Republic of Tajikistan (Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон, Jumhuriyi Tojikiston، جمهوری تاجیکستان ), is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an area of 143,100 km2 (55,300 sq mi) and an estimated population of 8.7 million people as of 2016. It is bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east. The traditional homelands of the Tajik people include

Trans-Alay Range

The Trans-Alay Range (Kyrgyz: Чоң Алай кырка тоосу, Chon Alai Krka Toosu; Russian: Заалайский хребет, Zaalaisky Khrebet; also 'Trans Alai') is the nor

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Karakul (Tajikistan)

Karakul, Qarokul (Kyrgyz for "black lake", replacing the older Tajik name Siob) is a 25 km (16 mi) diameter lake within a 52 km (32 mi) impact crater

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Iskanderkul

Iskanderkul is a mountain lake of glacial origin in Tajikistan's Sughd Province. It lies at an altitude of 2,195 metres (7,201 ft) on the northern slo

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Sarez Lake

Sarez Lake is a lake in Rushon District of Gorno-Badakhshan province, Tajikistan. Length about 75.8 kilometres (47.1 mi), depth few hundred meters, wa

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Nurek Dam

The Nurek Dam (Tajik: Нерӯгоҳи обии Норак, Nerūgohi obii Norak, Tajiki for Nurek Hydro-electric Station) is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Vakhsh

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Vakhsh River

The Vakhsh (River) (Tajik: Вахш, translit. Vaxsh), also known as the Surkhob (Сурхоб), in north-central Tajikistan, and the Kyzyl-Suu (Kyrgyz: Кызылсу

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Zeravshan River

Zarafshan River (also Zaravshan or Zarafshon; Tajik: Дарёи Зарафшон, Daryoyi Zarafşon; Uzbek: Zeravshon, Зеравшон, زېرەۋشان; from the Persian word Za

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Iskander Darya

The Iskander Darya (Tajik: Искандардарё), is a river in Ayni District of Sughd Province, Tajikistan. The Iskander Darya is 20 kilometres (12 mi) long,

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Fan Darya

The Fan Darya is a river in Ayni District of Sughd Province, Tajikistan. The Fan Darya is 24 kilometres (15 mi) long, and the area of its drainage bas

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Yaghnob River

The Yaghnob River (Yaghnob Darya) is a river in Ayni District of Sughd Region, Tajikistan. Together with the Iskander Darya, it forms the Fan Darya Ri

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Gunt River

The Gunt River is a river in the south of Tajikistan. Its source, Lake Yashilkul, is situated at the edge of the Alichur Pamir, a high plateau or pami

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Ak-Suu River (Syr Darya)

The Ak-Suu River (Kyrgyz: Ак-Суу) is a left tributary of the Syr Darya, flowing through Batken Province of Kyrgyzstan and Sughd Province of Tajikistan

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Sher Khan Bandar

Shērkhān Bandar (Pashto/Dari: شېرخان بندر) is a border town and a port in the Kunduz Province of Afghanistan, next to the Panj River near the border w

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Ismoil Somoni Peak

Ismoil Somoni Peak (Tajik: Қуллаи Исмоили Сомонӣ, Qulla-i Ismō‘il-i Sōmōnî/Qullaji Ismojili Somonī; Persian: قلّهٔ اسماعیل سامانی‎; Russian: Пик Исмои

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Lenin Peak

Lenin Peak (Kyrgyz: Ленин Чокусу, Lenin Çoqusu, لەنىن چوقۇسۇ; Russian: Пик Ленина, Pik Lenina; Tajik: қуллаи Ленин, qulla‘i Lenin/qullaji Lenin, renam

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