(WIPO code: TJ) (latest review October 2021)

by Mr. Nazirbek A. Nazirov, LL.M., Partner, Samadov, Abdullaev & Nazirov, Dushanbe

General Information

Area

143,100 sq. km.

Population

8,990,874 (estimated July 2021).

Capital

Dushanbe, with about 938,000 inhabitants (2021).

Language

Tajik (Farsi).

Currency

Somoni.

General Remarks

Tajikistan used to be a part of the former Soviet Union. The Republic declared its independence on September 9, 1991. The Patent Office of Tajikistan (National Center for Patents and Information) was established in August 1993.