Living In Dushanbe
The beautiful and green city
Large enough to find plenty to do, but still small enough to run into people you know, Dushanbe is an idyllic industrial, calm, cultural and educational city… With the estimated population of one million people, Dushanbe is Tajikistan’s largest city and its capital. Located in the central part of Tajikistan Dushanbe City stands on the picturesque and fertile Gissar valley at the height of 880 meters above the sea level. Dushanbe city is a large industrial center of the Republic of Tajikistan. A lot of cotton and silk drapery is made in Dushanbe. More than 90 industrial enterprises are located in Dushanbe. Basic industrial areas are located in southwestern, partially in northern and eastern part of city. Some light and environmentally friendly industries are established within residential areas. The grid of housing estates is small. The central part of city coincides with the landscape of Varzob River left-bank terrace. Both administrative and cultural centers of Dushanbe are located here. The basic element of city's architectural composition was Varzob River with picturesque green areas along riverbanks. Surrounded by on all sides by woods and scenic areas, in Dushanbe, you live in a “green city”, awarded the most environmentally sustainable city in Central Asia.