Culture of Tajikistan
People in Tajikistan speak the Tajiki, Persian, and Russian languages. The linguistic diversity of Tajikistan is rather diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Tajikistan is 0.5473. The followers of Islam are the religious majority in the country. 26.5% of Tajikistan's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Tajikistan.
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Urbanization rate indicates the rate of population shift from rural to urban areas. The urbanization rate of in Tajikistan is particularly low, which could be a sign of economic issues. Lack of employment opportunities or urban resources could contribute to low urbanization rates. Countries with low urbanization rates often lack the resources necessary to build functioning urban areas and are comprised largely of rural or undeveloped areas. The rate of urbanization in Tajikistan is considered to be 1.6. According to data on inbound tourists in Tajikistan, 208,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Tajikistan is called 'Surudi Milli', which in English means 'National Anthem'. It was adopted in 1991. The lyrics have been written by Gulnazar Keldi and the music has been composed by Suleiman Yudakov.
Around 9% of the population of Tajikistan are obese.
Each year, the people of Tajikistan consume 2.5 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 10.2% beer, 1.1% wine, 88.7% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Tajikistan is o'sh.