Kulob Welcoming Gate
Kulob (Tajik: Кӯлоб / Persian: کولاب, meaning swampy place, rushes), also Kulab or Kulyab (Russian: Куляб), is a city in Kulob district, Khatlon Province, Tajikistan. Located 203 km south-east of the capital Dushanbe on the Yakhsu River (a right tributary of Panj), it is one of the largest cities in the country (pop. 150,000 in 2010).
Part of the Khanate of Bukhara since the 16th century (the Emirate of Bukhara since the 18th century), the city changed its name from Khatlon to Kulob in 1750. In 1921 Soviet rule was established.
Coordinates: The main tie between Hamedan and Kulob is because of Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani, a famous sufi scholar and poet, who was born in Hamedan and is buried in Kulob.Ali el hamdoni the great personality is not linked with only people of tajikstan, he converted islam in parts of diffrent places ,parts of central asia and also parts of indian and pakistan,he stay only 3 years in kashmir, and all people's of kashmir converted islam. Mir sayyid Ali hamadoni is founder of pashmina wool, First time he decover the pashmina goat, that this goat produce soft wool and is used in clothes,pashmina trade gives the strong ecnomic's of diffrent contries like America, china, mongolia, india and also in kashmir.
- Name change from Khatlon to Kulob, 1750.[dead link]
- "UNDP Kulob Area Office". About Us. UNDP Tajikistan. Retrieved 22 August 2013.
- "Kulyab 2700 years" celebrations.[dead link]
- Kulyab's 2700th anniversary.[dead link]
- A depiction of Hamadani's tomb in Kulob on a Tajik banknote.
- [history of kashmer.] reference by jeelani allaie
- Habib Borjian, "Kulab," in Encyclopædia Iranica (available at http://www.iranica.com).