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Penjikent is a city in Tajikistan.39.496267.6075
valley including the Fan Mountains, one of Central Asia's prime trekking and climbing destinations.39.6168.96
city in Tajikistan40.283369.6167
capital of Tajikistan38.53666768.78
Plateau in Central Asia38.573.5
mountains, with passes between 3200 and 4500 meters, and Lake Karakol.38.2272.17
On Rudaki an other nice building at #33 Tajik Academy of Sciences38.562868.8003
The number of animals kept is about 600 on the area: 67000 m². This is the only institution of this kind in the country. Animals are indigenous and foreign species. Couple of the most exotic animals of its lion, jaguar and snow leopard. The local fauna are represented by brown bears, black bears, Bactrian camel, donkey, wolf, jackal, fox, raccoon, and some birds like owl, vulture, golden eagle, falcon. Also some reptiles, like snakes, caymans, lizards are displayed indoors.38.58568.77194444
It is the headquarters of the ruling People's Democratic Party and is also used to host international conferences38.5968.78577778
Hike to the top for a seasonal tiki-themed beer garden offering views of the city. The truly brave can take the rickety gondola. Also there is the Victory Memorial.38.5830555668.81194444
The second tallest free-standing flagpole in the world (162 m). This flagpole flies an 1,800 square metres (19,000 sq ft) flag of Tajikistan, weighing 700 kilograms (1,500 lb).38.57968.7801
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Uzbekistan has borders with Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan. It has the largest population among all the Central Asian countries, and a heritage of the Silk Road.4166
Kyrgyzstan (Кыргызстан, formally the Kyrgyz Republic (Кыргыз Республикасы) is a Central Asian country of incredible natural beauty and proud nomadic traditions. Landlocked and mountainous, it borders Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the southeast. Annexed by Russia in 1876, it achieved independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. It has the most liberal tourist visa policy in Central Asia and one of the more progressive post-Soviet governments in the region. It is called the Switzerland of Central Asia.4175
Afghanistan is a landlocked and mountainous country in the heart of Asia, bordered by Pakistan to the south and east, Iran to the west, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to the north. There is a short border with China to the far northeast, but in extremely inaccessible terrain. The country has great many valleys.3466