Dzhami District

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Location in Tajikistan

Dzhami District or Jomi District (Tajik: Ноҳияи Абдураҳмони Ҷомӣ) is a district in Khatlon Province of Tajikistan, located north of the provincial capital Kurgan-Tyube (Qurghonteppa). Population 109,200 (2003 data).[1] Called Kuybyshevskiy District in Soviet times, then Hojamaston District until 2004, and finally renamed Dzhami (or Jomi) district[2] in honor of the 15th century Tajik-Persian Poet Abdurahman Jami (Tajik: Ҷомӣ, transliterated as Jomi).[3] The district capital is still listed as Kuybyshev or Kuybyshevsk.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojikkoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe (Russian)
  2. ^ Renaming Hojamaston district to Dzhami (Jomi) district (Russian)
  3. ^ Abdurahman Jami (Russian)