Districts of Tajikistan

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Districts of Tajikistan
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The provinces of Tajikistan are subdivided into 58 districts (Tajik: ноҳия, nohiya or Russian: район, rayon), not including 4 districts belonging to the capital city Dushanbe, together with 17 cities of provincial subordination (including Dushanbe, an extraprovincial capital city).[1][2][3]

The numbering of the districts follows the map.

Sughd Province[edit]

No. District Native name Former names Capital Area in km2 Populationn
(2010 Census)
1 Mastchoh Мастчоҳ Buston 1,000 101,300
2 Bobojon Ghafurov Бобоҷон Ғафуров Leninabad, Khodzhent Ghafurov 2,700 315,900
3 Asht Ашт Shaydon 2,800 135,200
4 Zafarobod Зафаробод Zafarobod 500 60,200
5 Spitamen Нов Nau (until 2003)[4] Nov, Nau 400 116,000
6 Jabbor Rasulov Ҷаббор Расулов Proletarsk Proletarsk 300 113,200
7 Konibodom Конибодом Konibodom 800 134,600
8 Isfara Исфара Isfara 800 187,900
9 Istaravshan Истаравшан Uroteppa (until 2000) Istaravshan 700 167,500
10 Shahriston Шаҳристон Shahriston 1,200 34,600
11 Ghonchi Ғончӣ Ghonchi 1,600 138,600
12 Panjakent Панҷакент Panjakent 3,700 207,200
13 Ayni Айнӣ Ayni 5,200 72,000
14 Kuhistoni Mastchoh Кӯҳистони Мастчоҳ Mehron 3,700 21,100

Cities of provincial subordination (with populations at 2010 Census):

Raions of Republican Subordination[edit]

No. District Native name Former names Capital Area in km2 Population
(2010 Census)
15 Tursunzoda Турсунзода Regar (renamed between 1979 and 1989) Tursunzoda 1,200 195,000
16 Shahrinaw Шаҳринав Shahrinaw 1,000 96,600
17 Hisor Ҳисор Hisor 1,000 244,000
18 Varzob Варзоб Varzob 1,700 65,300
19 Vahdat Ваҳдат Yangibazar (1927-1936), Ordzhonikidzeabad
(1936-1992), Kofarnihon (1992-2003)[5]
Vahdat 3,700 240,500
20 Rasht Рашт Gharm Gharm 4,600 102,800
21 Jirgatol Ҷиргатол Jirgatol[6] 4,600 55,700
22 Rudaki Рӯдакӣ Leninskiy (until 2003)[4][7] Somoniyon 1,800 394,200
23 Faizobod Файзобод Faizobod 900 82,300
24 Roghun Роғун Roghun 500 22,600
25 Nurobod Дарбанд Komsomolobod, Darband (until 2003)[8] Darband 900 66,000
26 Tojikobod Тоҷикобод Tojikobod 700 37,400
27 Tavildara Тавилдара Tavildara 6,000 19,400
Districts of Dushanbe.

Cities of republican subordination (with populations at 2010 Census):

City districts of Dushanbe[edit]

No. District Native name Former names
1 Ibn Sina Сино Frunze[4]
2 Firdavsi Фирдавсӣ Central[4]
3 Ismail Somoni Исмоили Сомонӣ Oktyabrskiy (October)
4 Shohmansur Шоҳмансур Zheleznodorozhnyi (Railway)

Khatlon Province[edit]

No. District Native name Former names Capital Area in km2 Population
(2010 Census)
28 Khuroson Хуросон Ghozimalik[9] Obikiik 900 92,000
29 Yovon Ёвон Yovon 1,000 178,800
30 Norak Норак Norak 400 24,200
31 Baljuvon Балҷувон Baljuvon 1,300 24,400
32 Khovaling Ховалинг Khovaling 1,700 48,800
33 Jomi, Dzhami Абдураҳмони Ҷомӣ Kuybyshevsk, Khodzhamaston Kuybyshevsk 600 135,500
34 Sarband Сарбанд Sarband 100 24,700
35 Danghara Данғара Danghara 2,000 122,500
36 Temurmalik Темурмалик Qizil-Mazor (until 1957),[10]
Sovetskiy (until 2004)[11]
Sovetskiy 1,000 58,700
37 Muminobod Мӯминобод Leningradskiy Leningradskiy 900 77,700
38 Bokhtar Бохтар Ismoili Somoni 600 217,700
39 Vakhsh Вахш Vakhsh 1,000 159,500
40 Vose Восеъ Vose 800 177,600
41 Kulob Кӯлоб Kulob 300 86,400
42 Shuroobod Шурообод Shuro-obod 2,300 45,700
43 Nosiri Khisrav Носири Хусрав Beshkent[12] Bahori 800 30,300
44 Shahrtuz Шаҳритус Shahrtuz 1,500 101,900
45 Qabodiyon Қубодиён Qabodiyon 1,900 148,300
46 Jilikul Ҷиликӯл Jilikul 1,200 90,000
47 Qumsangir Қумсангир Dusti 1,000 110,400
48 Rumi Колхозобод Kolkhozobod (until 23 June 2007)[13] Kolkhozobod 900 157,700
49 Farkhor Фархор Farkhor 1,200 137,400
50 Panj Панҷ Panj 900 93,700
51 Hamadoni Маскав Moskovskiy Moskovskiy 500 123,900

Cities of provincial subordination (with populations at 2010 Census):

Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province[edit]

No. District Native name Former names Capital Area in km2 Population
(2010 Census)
52 Darvoz Дарвоз Qala'i-Khumb Kalai-Khumb 2,800 21,000
53 Vanj Ванҷ Vanj 4,400 30,800
54 Rushon Рӯшон Rushon 5,900 23,800
55 Shughnon Шуғнон Khorugh 4,600 34,000
56 Roshtqala Роштқалъа Roshtqal'a 4,300 24,400
57 Ishkoshim Ишкошим Ishkoshim 3,700 29,700
58 Murghob Мурғоб Murghob 38,500 13,800

City of provincial subordination (with population at 2010 Census):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Socio-Economic Atlas of Tajikistan, World Bank (2005)
  2. ^ Regions of the Republic of Tajikistan 2005, State Committee of Statistics, Dushanbe, 2005 (Russian)
  3. ^ Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojjikoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe (Russian)
  4. ^ a b c d Renaming Nau district to Spitamen district; Leninskiy district to Rudaki district; Frunze district to Sino district; Central district to Firdavsi district
  5. ^ Vahdat District
  6. ^ Presidential News, 4 October 2008 mentions Vahdat village as administrative capital of Jirgatol district; no verification could be obtained from other sources.
  7. ^ Rudaki District
  8. ^ Renaming Darband district to Nurobod district
  9. ^ Ghozimalik district renamed Khuroson district (Russian)
  10. ^ Qizil-Mazor (Kzyl-Mazar) district renamed Sovetskiy district, 1957 (Russian)
  11. ^ Sovetskiy district renamed Temurmalik district, 2004 (Russian)
  12. ^ Beshkent district renamed Nosiri Khisrav district, 2004 (Russian)
  13. ^ Kolkhozobod district renamed after Jaloliddin Rumi