Shughnon District

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Shughnon District
Ноҳияи Шуғнон
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District
Ноҳияи Шуғнон
Location of Shughnon District in Tajikistan
Location of Shughnon District in Tajikistan
Country  Tajikistan
Province Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province
Capital Mithenshor
Population (2008)
 • Total 38,000
  as of 1 January 2008
Time zone TJT (UTC+5)
Postal code 736100
Area code(s) +992 355
Friendship bridge between Afghanistan and Tajikistan Across the Panj river in Region shughnon-shughnan!
Beautiful view of the Panj river, the border between  Afghanistan and  Tajikistan In the Region Shughnon-shughnan both sides.

Shughnon District or Nohiya-i Shughnon (Tajik: Ноҳияи Шуғнон/Persian: ناحیۀ شغنان‎) is a district in east Tajikistan, in the central-western part of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (GBAO). It is bordered by the Panj River and Afghanistan on the east, the Rushan Range and Rushon district on the north, Murghab district on the east and the Shughnon Range and Roshtqal'a district on the south. It corresponds to the valley of the Gunt River.[1] The district capital is Khorugh, which is also the capital of Gorno-Badakhshan province. The population of Shughnon district is 38,000 (1 January 2008 estimate).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojikkoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe
  2. ^ Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2008, State Committee of Statistics, Dushanbe, 2008 (Russian)