geographical name country W central Asia bordering on China & Afghanistan; a constituent republic ( Tadzhik Republic (or Tadzhikistan) ) of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1929-91 capital Dushanbe area 55,251 square miles (143,100 square kilometers), population 5,705,000

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