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Capital city Dushanbe City Profile - Tajikistan History

Resources and links about Tajikistan

Population mid-1999 ................................................6,102,854
GNP per capita 1997 (Atlas method, US$)...........330
GNP 1997 (Atlas method, US$ billions)................ 2.0
Unemployment.....................................................................5.7%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.6
Labor force (%) ....... 2.5
Total Area...................................................................55,251 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................32
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................68
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 30
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 69
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 1

 

 

Background Note: Tajikistan __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/5775.htm

CIA - The World Factbook -- Tajikistan __ A detailed look including Tajikistan history, Tajikistan culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/ti.html

Economy of Tajikistan __ "Tajikistan was the poorest country in Central Asia following a civil war in 1991. With foreign revenue precariously dependent upon exports of cotton and aluminium, the economy is highly vulnerable to external shocks." An encyclopedic article about the economy of Tajikistan with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Tajikistan
 
Maps of Tajikistan __ You will find a wide variety of Tajikistan map resources. Select Tajikistan maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Tajikistan.html

Tajikistan __ An excellent tool for anthropology and Tajikistan history research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/tajikistan/

Tajikistan __ A guide to Tajikistan law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress - http://www.loc.gov/law/guide/tajikistan.html
 
Tajikistan __ "This beleaguered Central Asian republic has its own flag, a national airline and a scattering of embassies abroad, but despite these emblems of sovereignty it remains a curiously incomplete and terribly troubled country. The north of Tajikistan is in all but name a part of Uzbekistan; the mountainous Pamir region, despite Soviet attempts to populate it, remains almost a vacuum; while the capital, Dushanbe, a city not yet three-quarters of a century old still feels like an apartment awaiting its tenants." Tajikistan history, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/central_asia/tajikistan/

 

Tajikistan __ Good overview of Tajikistan including Tajikistan history, Tajikistan culture and statistics. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0108024.html

TAJIKISTAN Arts and Culture Links __ Here is a collection of resources for Tajikistan arts and information about Tajikistan culture. - From eurasianet.org - http://www.eurasianet.org/resource/tajikistan/links/arts.shtml 

Tajikistan: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Tajikistan geography, Tajikistan maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/bltajikistan.htm 


 
TAJIKISTAN Government Links __ You will find links to Tajikistan government resources and ministries. - From eurasianet.org - http://www.eurasianet.org/resource/tajikistan/links/government.shtml

tajikistan map and map of tajikistan information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of Tajikistan, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/tj.htm

Tajikistan Photos __ Galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of Tajikistan. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Asia/Tajikistan/

Tajikistan Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of Tajikistan as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of Tajikistan and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/tajikistan

Tajikistan pictures, Tajikistan images __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Tajikistan as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Tajikistan images and photos." - illustrated - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_tajikistan_99.html 
  

 

 

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