Tajikistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia. With a GDP per capita of
141 euros, Tajikistan is one of the poorest countries in the world. The fact
that Tajikistan has no access to the sea makes economic development more
difficult. Agriculture is therefore still very important.
- Languages: Tajik, Russian
- Capital: Dushanbe
- Currency: Tajikistan Somoni (TJS)
23 million people live in Taiwan. It is a high-tech industrial nation that
has developed from a military dictatorship to a model democracy through a
friendly transition. The state of Taiwan is actually not called Taiwan at
all. The official name is historically the Republic of China. Today's status
quo, which still leads to tensions: The People's Republic of China claims Taiwan
as part of China, the Republic of China insists on its independence.
- Language: Chinese
- Capital: Taipei
- Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
Tanzania is an East African state that is one of the poorest countries in the
world. Tanzania also includes the semi-autonomous Republic of Zanzibar, which
consists of several islands. The country exports more than it imports. Gold is
one of the main export goods.
- Language: Sawahili (English)
- Capital: Dar es Salaam (administrative capital), Dodoma (legislative capital)
- Currency: Tanzania Shilling (TZS)
Thailand lies on the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea. Mountains in the
west and north of the country frame the great lowlands of the Chao Praya River,
at the mouth of which lies the capital Bangkok. The extensive mountain ranges
and beautiful coastlines attract almost 20 million tourists a year to the
country. Particularly popular: the islands in the south.
- Language: Thai
- Capital: Bangkok
- Currency: Baht (THB)
Togo is a former German colony. The country's economy is agraic, the country
imports vehicles and machines, among other things. Apart from the phosphate
deposits, Togo is a tropical and rain-dependent agricultural country that is
poor in raw materials.
- Language: French
- Capital: Lome
- Currency: CFA Franc (West) (XOF)
Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago is located in the south of the Caribbean. The island
nation consists of the larger island of Trinidad, the smaller island of Tobago
and six smaller islands off the coast of Venezuela. Along with Jamaica, Trinidad
is the economically and industrially most important island in the group of
English-speaking Caribbean islands. There are significant oil and gas reserves
off the coast.
- Language: English
- Capital: Port of Spain
- Currency: Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD)
Turkey is a democratic republic in the Middle East and Southeast Europe. A
possible EU accession of Turkey has been in the political discussion since the
establishment of the European Economic Community. Turkey's accession
negotiations with the European Union officially began in October 2005. Turkey is
discussing the reintroduction of the death penalty, should this success be
announced, the EU announced that it would stop the accession negotiations.
- Language: Turkish
- Currency: Turkish Lira (TRY)
Tunisia is a republic and is one of the Maghreb countries. In 2011 the
so-called "Arab Spring" originated here, which then also spread to other
countries. In 2014 in Algiers it led to the adoption of a democratic
constitution and the strengthening of equality. According to the OECD, Tunisia
is one of the emerging countries and is considered to be very competitive. The
country maintains close economic ties with Europe.
- Language: Arabic
- Capital: Tunis
- Currency: Tunisian Dinar (TND)
Turkmenistan is located in the south of Central Asia. The middle of the
country, which became independent in 1991, is dominated by the sparsely
populated and hardly developed Karakum Desert, which takes up over 90% of the
country's area. According to independent estimates, Turkmenistan has the fourth
largest gas reserves in the world.
- Languages: Russian, Turkmen
- Capital: Ashgabat (Ashkhabad)
- Currency: Turkmenistan Manat (TMT)