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The capital of the Republic of Tajikistan, more commonly known as Tajikistan, is Dushanbe. The bulk of the population are Tajiks, an ethnic group whose language is Farsi (or Persian). Tajiks are close relatives of the Iranians in culture, history, and language. It became an independent state in 1991 when the Soviet Union collapsed.



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