Tajikistan is a landlocked country located in Central Asia. It is bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east. The country has a diverse geography, with mountains covering over 50% of its territory. The capital and largest city is Dushanbe, and the official language is Tajik, a dialect of Persian. Tajikistan has a diverse culture, with influences from Persian, Russian, and Islamic traditions. The country has a developing economy, with a focus on agriculture, mining, and hydropower.