Advertisement
« previous next »
Dushanbe  

Dushanbe

IF IT'S MONDAY I MUST BE IN DUSHANBE!

July 26th 2010
Dushanbe (Tajik: Душанбе, Dushanbe; Dyushambe until 1929, Stalinabad until 1961), population 679,400 people (2008 est.), is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan. Dushanbe means "Monday" in Tajik,[2] and the name reflects the fact that the city grew on the site of a village that originally was a popular Monday marketplace. (WIKI INFO) For the last month or so I have been travellin ... read more
Asia » Tajikistan » Dushanbe

Tajikistani Flag The Tajik people came under Russian rule in the 1860s and 1870s, but Russia's hold on Central Asia weakened following the Revolution of 1917. Bolshevik control of the area was fiercely contested and not fully reestablished until 1925. Tajikistan beca... ... read more
Advertisement
Tot: 0.121s; Tpl: 0.012s; cc: 7; qc: 15; dbt: 0.0168s; 15; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.4mb