Provinces of Tajikistan

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Tajikistan is divided into one autonomous province (Tajik: Вилояти мухтор, viloyati mukhtor Persian: ولایت مختار‎), 2 provinces (Tajik: вилоятҳо, viloyatho Persian: ولایتها‎), sing. Tajik: вилоят, viloyatو Persian: ولایت‎) and the Districts of Republican Subordination. Additionally, Dushanbe, the capital city, is independent of viloyat-level administrative divisions.

Sughd Province Districts of Republican Subordination Khatlon Province Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous ProvinceA clickable map of Tajikistan exhibiting its four provinces.
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No. Name Tajik ISO Capital Area {km²) Pop (2000) Pop (2010)[1] Pop (2014)[2]
1 Sughd Province Вилояти Суғд TJ-SU Khujand 25,400 1,872,000 2,233,500 2,400,600
2 Districts of Republican Subordination Ноҳияҳои тобеи ҷумҳурӣ TJ-RR Dushanbe 28,600 1,337,500 1,722,900 1,874,000
3 Khatlon Province Вилояти Хатлон TJ-KT Qurghonteppa 24,800 2,150,100 2,677,300 2,898,600
4 Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province Вилояти Мухтори Кӯҳистони Бадахшон* TJ-GB Khorugh 64,200 206,000 206,000 212,100
Dushanbe Душанбе Dushanbe 100 561,900 724,800 775,800
  • The direct translation from Tajik is Kuhistoni Badakhshon Autonoumous Province, but the name translated from Russian are more commonly used in English.

Each region is divided into districts (nohiya or rayon), which are further subdivided into jamoats (full name jamoati dehot), and then villages/settlements (deha's). Tajikistan has a total of 58 (not including 4 districts of the capital city Dushanbe) districts.

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