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Darvoz District

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Darvoz District
Russian: Дарвазский район
Tajik: بخش دروازه
Location of Darvoz District in Tajikistan
Location of Darvoz District in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 38°30′N 70°45′E / 38.500°N 70.750°E / 38.500; 70.750Coordinates: 38°30′N 70°45′E / 38.500°N 70.750°E / 38.500; 70.750
Country Tajikistan
RegionGorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region
CapitalQal'ai Khumb
Area
 • Total2,824.5 km2 (1,090.5 sq mi)
Elevation
4,484 m (14,711 ft)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total24,000
 • Density8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (TJT)
Postal code
736400
Area code+992 3552
Official languages

Darvoz District (Russian: Дарвазский район, Tajik: Ноҳияи Дарвоз Nohiyai Darvoz) is a district in Tajikistan, located at the extreme north-west of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region. It borders on Afghanistan to the south, along the Panj, and within Tajikistan on Khatlon Region to the west and on the Districts of Republican Subordination to the north.[3] Its administrative capital is Qal'ai Khumb. The population of Darvoz district is 24,000 (1 January 2020 estimate).[1] The district was historically part of the Darvaz principality, a semi-independent statelet ruled by a mir.[4]

Friendship bridge between  Afghanistan and  Tajikistan in Region Darwaz-Darvoz, * Qal'ai Khumb, *Nusay.
Friendship bridge between  Afghanistan and  Tajikistan in Region Darwaz-Darvoz, * Qal'ai Khumb, *Nusay.

Administrative divisions

The district has an area of about 2,800 km2 (1,000 sq mi) and is divided administratively into four jamoats.[5] They are as follows:[6]

Jamoat Population (Jan. 2015)[6]
Nulvand 4,025
Qal'ai Khumb 8,366
Saghirdasht 5,420
Vishkharv 3,637

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2020" (PDF) (in Russian). Statistics office of Tajikistan. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 June 2021. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  2. ^ "КОНСТИТУЦИЯ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН". prokuratura.tj. Parliament of Tajikistan. Retrieved 9 January 2020.
  3. ^ Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojikkoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe
  4. ^ Seymour Becker. Russia’s Protectorates in Central Asia: Bukhara and Khiva, 1865-1924. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 1968.
  5. ^ "Regions of the Republic of Tajikistan 2017" (PDF) (in Russian). Statistics office of Tajikistan. pp. 15–21. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  6. ^ a b Jamoat-level basic indicators, United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan, accessed 6 October 2020
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