Some facts about Dushanbe

Dushanbe (Tajik: Душанбе, Duşanbe) 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. Until 1929, the city was known in Russian as Dyushambe (Russian: Дюшамбе, Djušambe), and from 1929 to 1961 as Stalinabad (Tajik: Сталинобод, Stalinobod). As of 2014, Dushanbe had a population of 778,500.

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Info about Dushanbe

  • Belongs to: Tajikistan
  • Population: 680,000
  • Latitude: 38.5577
  • Longitude: 68.77974

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