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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. The Tajik language (native name: тоҷикӣ, toçikī, تاجیکی‎) has its roots in the Indo-European language family.

With a share of around 62%, it is most widespread in Tajikistan. A total of about 7.1 million people worldwide speak Tajik as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
TajikistanCentral Asiayes62.2 %5,661,000
UzbekistanCentral Asiano4.4 %1,450,000