Sister Cities of the World

Sister cities of Dushanbe

Dushanbe (Tajik: Душанбе) is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan. Dushanbe means "Monday" in the Tajik language, and the name reflects the fact that the city grew on the site of a village that originally was a popular Monday marketplace. Until 1929, the city was known as Dyushambe (Russian: Дюшамбе), and from 1929 to 1961 Dushanbe was known as Stalinabad (Tajik: Сталинобод). As of 2008, Dushanbe has a population of 679,400 people.

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