One of the least visited countries in Asia, this ex-Soviet Union country named Tajikistan is home to some of the most striking, wild and remote mountains you have ever seen. A road trip along the Pamirs and the Wakhan Valley is, definitely, an experience you don’t want to miss.
- Capital: Dushanbe
- Population: 8,7 million (197th)
- Area: 143,100km2 (94th)
- Language: Tajik, a dialect of Persian
- Religion: Sunni Muslims mostly but also Ismailis
- A curious fact: Did you know that Tajikistan is home to the Pamirs, the third highest mountain range in the world, after the Himalayas and the Karakoram?