Rushon

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Rushan
Rushan is located in Tajikistan
Rushan
Rushan
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 37°56′39″N 71°33′27″E / 37.94417°N 71.55750°E / 37.94417; 71.55750Coordinates: 37°56′39″N 71°33′27″E / 37.94417°N 71.55750°E / 37.94417; 71.55750
Country Flag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan
Province Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province
District Rushon district

Rushan (also spelled 'Rushon') is a town located in the Rushon District of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province in Tajikistan on the border with Afghanistan 65 kilometres (40 mi) north of Khorugh. It is also known as Vomar and is the capital of Rushon District. It is on the Panj River just downstream from the mouth of the Bartang River at the point where the Panj briefly turns west before resuming its northerly course. There is a small museum and the ruins of a Bukharan fort.