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Borrowed from Tajik Тоҷикистон (Tojikiston), from Classical Persian تاجیکستان (tājīkistān).

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  1. A country in Central Asia. Official name: Republic of Tajikistan. Capital: Dushanbe.
    • 2022 October 15, “Tajik President's Demand For 'Respect' From Putin Viewed Millions Of Times On YouTube”, in Radio Free Europe[1], archived from the original on 17 October 2022[2]:
      Rahmon, addressing Putin directly, said that Tajikistan and other countries in the vast region have been treated like outsiders and indicates that the region deserves more investment from Moscow. []
      Rahmon said the neglect of Tajikistan and the other countries of Central Asia, which he said were only used for their raw materials during the Soviet era, was one of the reasons for the collapse.

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