"Tajikistan runs on bread and tea. Wherever you are, from a customs post to a shepherd's hut, there will always be a kettle on the boil and a few china bowls filled with light, steaming tea." Tajikistan: The Bradt Guide www.bradtguides.com
Tajik people are a turkic ethnic group primarly inhabiting Tajikistan. But with communities living in China, Uzbekistan and other central Asian countries. Ethnically they are a mix of mongoloid and Caucasoid. They share cultural simalarities with Mongolians and other Turkic families such as Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, Turks etc.