Overview - Tajikistan

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Capital:Dushanbe
Area:143,100 km²
Population:7,320,815 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Tajik (official), Russian.
Religion(s):Sunni Muslim - 85%, Shi'a Muslim - 5%, others - 10%.
Ethnic Group(s):Tajik - 79.9%, Uzbek - 15%, Russian 1.1%, Kyrgyz - 1.1% others - 2.6%.