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, officially the Republic of Tajikistan is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia. Dushanbe
is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan. Dushanbe means Monday in the Tajik language. It was so named because it grew from a village that originally had a popular market on Mondays.
The Vakhsh River
, also known as the Surkhob , in north-central Tajikistan, and the Kyzyl-Suu , in Kyrgyzstan, is a Central Asian river, and one of the main rivers of the nation of Tajikistan
The Panj River
, also known as Pyandzh River or Pyanj River, is a tributary of the Amu Darya. The river is 1,125 km long and forms a considerable part of the Afghanistan - Tajikistan border.
Ismoil Somoni Peak
is the highest mountain in Tajikistan and in the former Russian Empire and later in the Soviet Union, named after Ismail Samani, the greatest ruler of the Samanid dynasty.
Lenin Peak
or Ibn Sina (Avicenna) Peak, rises to 7,134 metres (23,406 ft) in Gorno-Badakhshan (GBAO) on the border of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, and is the second-highest point of both countries