Estimate population 7,768,390 - Capital City: Dushanbe
Tajikistan lies in Central Asia, and is bordered by Afghanistan, China, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan. It is also often spelled as Tadzhikistan. Some magnificent high mountain terrain includes the Pamir range, with Lenin Peak, and Communism Peak being outstandingly beautiful. Several main rivers of beauty are the Zeravshan, the Syr Darya, and the Amu Darya (formerly the Oxus).