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↑"Tajikistan". The World Factbook. CIA. Kaaksés 30 January 2020. etymology: today's city was originally at the crossroads where a large bazaar occurred on Mondays, hence the name Dushanbe, which in Persian means Monday, i.e., the second day (du) after Saturday (shambe)