they lost all three group stage matches to India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Later the same year, Afghanistan took part in 2004 AFC Asian Cup qualification where they won against Kyrgyzstan (Kyrgyzstan national football team) but lost to Nepal (Nepal national football team) and failed to make to the next round. Afghanistan started its FIFA World Cup campaign for the first time in 2003 while they played Turkmenistan (Turkmenistan national football team) in 2006 FIFA World Cup
the top position of first secretary. Between 1926 and 1959 the proportion of Russians among Tajikistan's population grew from less than 1% to 13%. Tajikistan – Ethnic Groups, ''U.S. Library of Congress'' Bobojon Ghafurov, Tajikistan's First Secretary of the Communist Party of Tajikistan from 1946–1956 was the only Tajikistani politician of significance outside of the country
; ref Countries that have experienced a fertility decline of 25-40% include: Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Bolivia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, Jordan, Qatar, Albania, United Arab Emirates, Zimbabwe, and Botswana. Modality While most national anthems are in the standard major scale, there are a number of notable exceptions. "Hatikvah" (Israel), "Mila Rodino" (Bulgaria), "Nad Tatrou sa blýska"' (Slovakia), "İstiklâl Marşı" (Turkey), "Surudi Milli" (Tajikistan), "Azərbaycan marşı" (Azerbaijan), "Mawtini" (Iraq) and "Meniñ Qazaqstanım" (Kazakhstan) are in a minor scale, while "Kimi ga Yo" (Japan), "Ee Mungu Nguvu Yetu" (Kenya), "Druk tsendhen" (Bhutan), and "Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka" (Nepal) use pentatonic scales. "Ey Iran" (Iran, unofficial) uses the Phrygian mode (known in Middle Eastern music as a variety of maqam (Arabic maqam) kurd) and Garaşsyz, Bitarap Türkmenistanyň Döwlet Gimni (Turkmenistan) uses the Mixolydian mode. The national anthem of South Africa and Il Canto degli Italiani (Italy) do not end in the same key in which they start. WikiPedia:Tajikistan Dmoz:Regional Asia Tajikistan Commons:Category:Tajikistan
professional work as a photographer, and she also produced four films, the most important being ''Portrait of the Artist'', a study of Josef Scharl. From October 1932 to January 1933, she traveled to the Soviet Union, in particular to Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, taking photographs of what she saw. She returned to Berlin in February 1933, one month after Hitler (Adolf Hitler) came to power. As persecution against Jews increased, she left Germany with her son, arriving in September 1935
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- The national dish is made with rice, beef or mutton, and carrots. All fried together in vegetable oil or mutton fat in a special qazan (a wok-shaped cauldron) over an open flame. The meat is cubed, the carrots are chopped finely into long strips, and the rice is colored yellow or orange by the frying carrots and the oil. The dish is eaten communally from a single large plate placed at the center of the table. Plov is generally referred to as "osh" in Tajikistan. *A traditional dish that is still
, supervisors, and other trades. The organisation's operations are spread across India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan. He decided to start afresh in cinema, despite having no technical qualifications. Eventually he directed his first film, ''Children of Pamirs'' (1963) (''Detyi Pamira Дети Памира'') in Tajikistan. This work was met with public success, as well as earning him the State Prize of Tajik SSR (1964), and the title (title of honor) of honorary
of Tajikistan by the Yaghnobi people. It is considered to be a direct descendant of Sogdian (Sogdian language) and has often been called '''Neo-Sogdian''' in academic literature. Bielmeier. R. Yaghnobi in Encyclopedia Iranica The Theravādin traditions first spread among the Iranian (Iranian peoples) tribes before combining with the Mahāyāna forms during the 2nd and 3rd centuries BCE to cover modern-day
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'''Tajikistan''' ( , it is the 96th largest country (List of countries and dependencies by area) in the world in terms of area. It is bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east.
The territory that now constitutes Tajikistan was previously home to several ancient cultures, including the city of Sarazm of the Neolithic and the Bronze Age, and was later home to kingdoms ruled by people of different faiths and cultures, including the Oxus civilization (Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex), Andronovo culture, Buddhism, Nestorian Christianity, Zoroastrianism, and Manichaeism. The area has been ruled by numerous empires and dynasties, including the Achaemenid Empire, Hephthalite Empire, Samanid Empire, Mongol Empire, Timurid dynasty, and the Russian Empire. As a result of the breakup of the Soviet Union Tajikistan became an independent nation in 1991. A civil war (Civil war in Tajikistan) was fought almost immediately after independence, lasting from 1992 to 1997. Since the end of the war, newly established political stability and foreign aid have allowed the country's economy to grow.
Tajikistan is a presidential republic consisting of four provinces. Most of Tajikistan's 8 million people belong to the Tajik (Tajik people) ethnic group, who speak Tajik (Tajik Language), a dialect of Modern Persian, although many people also speak Russian (Russian language). Mountains cover more than 90% of the country. It has a transition economy that is dependent on aluminum and cotton production, its economy is the 126th largest (List of countries by GDP (PPP)) in the world in terms of purchasing power and 136th largest (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) in terms of nominal GDP.