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Tajik speaking countries

Tajik is the official language in Tajikistan and is spoken in 1 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population.

With a share of around 68%, it is most widespread in Tajikistan. A total of about 8.0 m people worldwide speak Tajik as their mother tongue.

Distribution Tajik

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
TajikistanCentral Asiayes68.1 %6,495,000
UzbekistanCentral Asiano4.4 %1,506,000



Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers - not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Tajik as a subsequently learned language is not the subject of this page. Countries where native speakers make up only a few thousand or even a few hundred people, or countries with a percentage well below 1%, are maybe not listed here.