Discover The Pamir plateaus Tajikistan

The Pamir plateaus in the southeast divide the country into two. The country's two highest peaks, the Kommunizma (24622 ft high), famous for its immense glacier Fedchenko (the biggest in the world and 45 miles long), and the Lenin (23779 ft) jut out over the country.

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    The Pamir Mountains, Tajikistan

    These mountains are also locally known as Bam-i-Dunya (the roof of the world). Some of the highest mountain ranges in the world begin here.

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  • The Pamir plateaus , Tajikistan
    At the top of the world

    93% of Tajikistan is covered by mountains and 50% of the land rises more 3,000 metres of altitude.

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    The Ferghana Valley

    This fertile valley covers the east of Uzbekistan, the south of Kyrgyzstan and the north of Tajikistan. With 11 million inhabitants, it is the most populated region in Central Asia.

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    A fragmented relief

    The mountain chains are separated by hundreds of gorges, valleys and canyons with rivers flowing through them.

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    The smallest country in Central Asia

    A mountainous country, Tajikistan is also the smallest country in Central Asia. Its 7.6 million inhabitants are spread out over an area of over 55,000 miČ.

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    The Trans-Alay Range

    The Trans-Alay Range is a mountain chain culminating at 7,134 metres of altitude with Lenin Peak. It is located between Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and China.

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