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is a mountainous landlocked country in Central Asia. Afghanistan borders it to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east. Gilgit Baltistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan are separated from Tajikistan by the narrow Wakhan Corridor of Afghanistan in the south. Most of Tajikistan's population belongs to the Persian-speaking Tajik ethnic group, who share language, culture and history with Afghanistan and Iran . Once part of the Samanid Empire, Tajikistan became a constituent republic of the Soviet Union in the 20th century, known as the Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic (Tajik SSR). Mountains cover over 90% of this Central Asian republic. After independence, Tajikistan suffered from a devastating civil war which lasted from 1992 to 1997. Since the end of the war, newly established political stability and foreign aid have allowed the country's economy to grow. Trade in commodities such as cotton, aluminium and uranium has contributed greatly to this steady improvement

Capital DUSHANBE
Currency Somoni
Country code 00 992 372
Spoken languages ​​ tajikii, Russian
Passport

necessary, with remaining validity of six months from the expiry of the visa. For any changes related to the survival of the Passport request, you may want to inquire in advance at the embassies of Tajikistan in Brussels, Vienna or Berlin or at your travel agent.

Health

The level of medical facilities in the country is not satisfactory. Hospitals are without adequate sanitary facilities. The most specific drugs is unobtainable and often lack even the consumer medicines. The sanitation situation is often lacking. Please note also that in Tajikistan there is malaria in regions of the South and particularly in Hatlon region, bordering Afghanistan. From April 2009 to July last year being reported about 500 cases of poliomyelitis (poliovirus type 1) which caused 20 deaths. Although since then have not been reported more cases, it recommends that travelers are getting vaccinated against polio. Warnings Between preventive vaccinations are recommended after medical opinion, those against cholera, typhoid, paratyphoid fever, tetanus, hepatitis A and B, diphtheria, rabies and tuberculosis. We recommend that you always behind medical opinion, anti-malarial drugs to those who need to stay in the areas at risk of malaria as indicated above. To avoid possible intestinal infections require careful compliance with sanitation standards and foodstuffs.We recommend then to drink only bottled mineral water, without adding ice, not to take raw food, wash your hands frequently, etc. ... It is also recommended to have a good supply of medications. E’ altamente consigliabile, prima di intraprendere il viaggio, stipulare un’assicurazione sanitaria che preveda, oltre alla copertura delle spese mediche, anche un eventuale rimpatrio aereo sanitario o il trasferimento in altro Paese.

Climate

Continental climate with extreme temperatures ranging from +45° C to-20° c. Temperatures range as follows: in spring (March-April) between 10 and 21° C in summer (May-August) between 30/40 and 45° C in autumn (September-October) between 20 and 28/15° C in winter (November-February) between -20 and 5 degrees

Viability

Driving Licence: It is allowed to ride with their national licence. Airports Dushanbe. Links with Europe: the company "Tajik Air" – opera links with Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ekaterimburgo, Sochi and Istanbul.

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