Tajikistan

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About Tajikistan

Tajikistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia. The pre-Soviet Union country though gained independence in 1991 was subjected to a civil war from 1992 until 1997. The country is known for rugged mountains, popular for hiking and climbing.

Economically the country’s primary GDP is from the immigrant population which works in other countries (primarily Russia). The country has a fragile economy due to corruption and bad reforms.

Tajikistan is also known for exports of aluminium and cotton.

Country Facts

 

Basic Details
RegionCIS Region
Capital CityDushanbe
Government TypeUnitary dominant-party presidential constitutional republic
Official LanguagesTajik, Russian
CurrencyTajikistani somoni, TJS
Phone Code +992
Important CitiesKhujand, Kulob, Qurghonteppa, Istaravshan, Vahdat, Konibodom, Tursunzoda, Isfara, Panjakent
National DayIndependence Day (9th Sept)
Economy
Ease of Doing Business Ranking106 (Medium)
Primary Industriesprocessing of rubber, tea, coconuts, tobacco and other agricultural commodities,  telecommunications,  insurance, banking; tourism, shipping; clothing, textiles, cement, petroleum refining, information technology services, construction
Major Exportstextiles and apparel, tea and spices; rubber manufactures; precious stones; coconut products, fish.
Major Exports to IndiaVegetables, Chemicals, Textiles and Clothing, Minerals, Metals, Raw materials
Major Importspetroleum, textiles, machinery and transportation equipment, building materials, mineral products, foodstuffs
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Vegetables, Textiles and Clothing, Metals, Raw materials, Minerals
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with Indiabilateral relations, Bilateral cooperation, bilateral trade has been comparatively low
Bordering NationsUzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Afghanistan
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Commonwealth of Independent States(CIS), Collective Security Treaty Organization(CSTO), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), Economic Cooperation Organization(ECO), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), Organisation of African Unity(OAU)
Indian Embassy DetailsH.E. Viraj Singh
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
45, Bukhoro Street, Dushanbe
Email: amb.dushanbe@mea.gov.in
Phone: 992 (37) 2217172
Embassy Details in IndiaH.E. Mr. Rahimzoda Sulton
Honorable Ambassador
Embassy of Tajikistan
A-2/6, Block A, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110057.
Email: tajembindia@gmail.com
Phone: +91-11- 2615 4282