Around the world in 182 days: Tajikistan

Water for sustainable development. Pavilion of Tajikistan at EXPO 2020 in Dubai, UAE.

Highlighting water and its life-nurturing role. Demonstrating the harmony of human life with nature using the source of life: water. See initiatives that are using water for promotion of health and nutrition, gender, and economic development.

January 2022

In the Tajikistan Pavilion:

  • Elements of national architecture and nature photography of Tajikistan.
  • A waterfall decorated against the background of mountains.
  • Gather in a Tapchan, a handmade wooden gazebo decorated with national carving elements.

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai webpage

Tajikistan – interesting facts:

  1. Over 90 percent of Tajikistan is mountainous, and 50 percent is elevated more than 3000 m.
  2. Fedchenko Glacier in the Pamir Mountains is the longest (77 km) glacier outside the polar regions.
  3. There are more than 900 rivers and about 1450 lakes. The most popular lake is Iskanderkul (named after Aleksander the Great).
  4. Tajikistan is located in a seismically active zone.
  5. The Nurek Dam on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan is the second tallest (300 m) human-made dam in the world.
  6. In the Tajik language: Dushanbe (the capital of Tajikistan) means “Monday”.

EXPO 2020 Dubai – Tajikistan Pavilion

∇ Location: view on Google Maps (Sustainability District)

Ξ EXPO 2020 Dubai webpage

See also:

Around the world in 182 days | EXPO monochrome | All posts about EXPO 2020 Dubai

UAE on Dubai on 40thousandkm.comEXPO 2020 Dubai on | Tajikistan on

© Agata Ziz • All photos were taken by me • All rights reserved

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