Holidays & Observances in Tajikistan
Tajikistan is a country in Central Asia. Like many of its neighbors, Tajikistan has been occupied by many different empires throughout time. The longest and most influential ruler was the Persian Empire, the most recent was the Soviet Union. Immediately after independence, civil war broke out in Tajikistan, leaving economically distraught. The country is still in a developmental phase. Though there is freedom of religion in Tajikistan, most of the people practice Islam, so Islamic holidays are widely celebrated throughout the country.