Country Profile

Republic of Tajikistan
(Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон)

Key Facts

Date of Independence:
09 September 1991
Capital City:
Total Area Ranking:
96 of 236 in the World
Population Size Ranking:
98 of 242 in the World

The Country


Tajikistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia. The country has borders with China to the east, Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west and Kyrgyzstan to the north.

The terrain of Tajikistan is almost emtirely mountainous, with more than half of the country over 3000 m (9,800 ft) above sea level. The most densely populated areas are two wide river valleys, the Fergana Valley in the far north, surrounded on three sides by Uzbekistan, and the Vakhsh river and its tributaries in western Tajikistan. The land area is 143,100 square kilometres (55,251 square miles).

The country has a population of 8.0 million (2013 figures). The population is made up of 79.9% Tajiks, 16.5% Uzbeks, 1.1% Russians, 1.1% Kyrgyz and 2.6% others. In terms of religion, 95% of the population is Sunni Moslem, 3% Shia Moslem, 1.5% Orthodox Christian and 0.5% others. The capital is Dushanbe.

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National History

Summary Narrative History

Timeline – Key Dates in Tajikistan History

Further National Information

BBC News Profile: Tajikistan
wikipedia: Tajikistan
wikipedia: History of Tajikistan


Text to be added on the development of aviation in Tajikistan.


Civil Aircraft Registrations

Tajikistan civil aircraft use the registration sequence EY-xxx with numerical registrations. First allocated in 1991.

All-time Tajikistan – civil aircraft register (RP-nnn EY-nnn).
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Aircraft Operators

Military Air Arms

Air Force (Tajik Air Force)

Central Government Agencies

Government Aviation (Government Flight)
National Guard Aviation (Presidential National Guard)
Border Guard Aviation (Tajikistan Border Guards) – no aviation unit

Public Service Aviation

Civil Defence Aviation (Ministry of Emergency Situations) – no aviation unit
Medical Aviation – no helicopter EMS/rescue service available
Police Aviation (Ministry of Interior) – no aviation unit?

Commercial Aviation

Air Tajikistan

wikipedia: Airlines of Tajikistan
The World’s Airlines: Tajikistan

Private Aviation

To be added


Aircraft Manufacturers

None at present.

Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots

None known.


Civil Airports & Airfields

Airports in Tajikistan

Military Air Bases & Airfields

Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.

On Show

Aviation Museums

None at present

Airshow Dates

Key Airshow Dates

More Information

Aviation-Related Magazines

None known.

Aviation Bibliography

To be added

Web Links

To be added.

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