Flag of Tajikistan

Tajikistan Flag

Country Information

Sovereign StateYes
Country CodesTJ, TJK, 762
Official NameRepublic of Tajikistan
Government TypePresidential Republic
CurrencyTajikistani Somoni (TJS)
Calling Code+992
Member OfUnited Nations, Commonwealth of Independent States, Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
PopulationApproximately 9.5 million
Total Area143,100 km²
Highest PointIsmoil Somoni Peak (7,495 meters, 24,590 feet)
Lowest PointSyr Darya (300 meters, 984 feet)
GDP Per CapitaUSD 1,030
Life Expectancy71 years
Internet TLD.tj

Tajikistan National Anthem

Surudi Milli

My beloved country, my beloved Tajikistan,
Your independence is the happiness of the people, the party of our hearts.
The sun and the light are your eternal friends,
On your golden way stand no dark clouds.

Flags of Neighboring Countries

History of the Tajikistan Flag

The national flag of Tajikistan was officially adopted on November 24, 1992, after gaining independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. The flag consists of three horizontal stripes of red, white, and green, with a gold crown and seven stars in the middle of the white stripe.

The red stripe symbolizes the unity of the state, the white represents cotton, a key agricultural product of Tajikistan, and the green stands for the country’s agricultural richness. The crown in the middle symbolizes the Tajik people, and the seven stars represent the seven regions of the country.

The flag’s design reflects Tajikistan’s Persian cultural heritage, differentiating it from its Turkic neighbors. The colors and symbols on the flag are deeply rooted in Tajikistan’s history and cultural identity. The flag was designed to combine elements of Tajikistan’s past with its aspirations for the future.

Since its adoption, the flag of Tajikistan has become a symbol of national pride and sovereignty. It represents the country’s independence, cultural heritage, and natural beauty. The flag is flown on public buildings, used in national ceremonies, and represents Tajikistan in international forums. It embodies the resilience and the unique identity of the Tajik nation.