rare animals and plants. Recently there was founded reservation "Dashti
Jum". It's aim is to preserve the last population of the wild goat (morkhur)
in Central Asia.Mountains woods and valuable kinds of animals are reserved in
Sarikhosor,Dashti Maidon, Childoukhtaron and other reservations.
There are unique handicrafts of women's decorations in the museums of
Tajikistan, especially at ethnography museum of Academy of Sciences. They are
made of gold, silver with precious of Lal and other stones. Gold, silver and
precious are not brought from anywhere, but it is the richness of Tajik Land.
By the way they are being extracted from ancient ages.
There are deposits of coal and oil in Tajikistan. But the most remarkable one
is mineral water. And as matter of fact there are some sanatoriums and health
resorts: Khoja Obigarm, Shambary, Yavroz, Kaltuch, Zumrad, Garmchashma, Havatag
Khoja Obigarm is translated from Tajik as "holy hot water". This
health resort is situated in the mountains of the foot of famous alpine meadows.
There are not only famous springs, they are also added by fresh clean mountainous air and by exotic
Garmchashma is the miracle of the Pamirs nature. It need not very much care to be among the best resorts of the
There are a number of such places in Tajikistan in the mountain where the air beauty of wild nature takes tension and stress and gives a person cheerfulness and
relaxation. For example it is Kamarob, Shirkent valleys. As people live very far from there kept unique
pistachio, maple, alucha groves, clean rivers and lakes. Tourists march on well-known routs of
"Khuttali Kohistani", "To the blue lakes",
"On the ridges of the Pamirs and Alay". Inhabitants of rare mountain villages meet them with great
Statistics points out that only ten percent of population lives in the
mountains. As a rule people who live there are tall and
slim. And the mountains which occupy 93 percent of the
territory, is the realm of silence, rarely disturbed by
snow-slides, then in valleys, the life is very intensive. By the way the passages of Anzob and Khoburabot
(about 4000 m above the level of the sea) where the cars and motorcars run all the
time, connect the Pamirs with other regions.
Modern cities, blocks of houses can't live without comfort, hot water, central heating and
gas. So this comfort, modern and architecture design decorate the oldest cities of Tajikistan
Khujand, Panjakent, Istaravshan, Kulob and new ones
Khorugh, Norak, Kayrokum, Sarband, Roghun. The most beautiful city is the capital of Tajikistan -
Dushanbe, the population of which is more than six hundred thousands
people. The biggest industry centers are situated there. Kayrokum is well known with its carpet factory which production is spread all over
Norak is famous for its electric power station, which supplies Tajikistan with cheap
electricity. More than twenty years this miracle of hydro-technical mastership given to people light and
heat. It gives the light to all kishlaks in Hisor valley, it gives the energy to such power consuming enterprises like Tajik aluminum
plant, Yovon electrochemical plant, Tursun-zoda chine
The Republic of Tajikistan occupies one of the leading places in the world on its hydropower