Geographical Aspects

Geographical Aspects

The Republic of Tajikistan is situated in the South-East of Central Asia between 36°40′ and 41°05′. In the west and in the north the territory of Tajikistan boarders on the Republic of Uzbekistan (910 km) and the Republic of Kyrgyzstan (630 km) correspondingly; in the south – on Afghanistan (1,030 km); and in the east – on China (430 km). Total boarder length is 3,000 km. The territory of the Republic extends from west to east for 680 km.; it narrows in its middle part to 100 km, and has a long flange in the north. It occupies the area of total 143,100 square kilometers.

The capital of Tajikistan is Dushanbe.

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