Asht District

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Asht District
Location of Asht District in Tajikistan
Location of Asht District in Tajikistan
Country  Tajikistan
Province Sughd
Capital Shaydon
  as of 1 January 2008
Time zone TJT (UTC+5)

Asht District or Nohiya-i Asht (Tajik: Ноҳияи Ашт/Persian: ناحیۀ اشت‎‎) is a district in the northernmost tip of Sughd Province, Tajikistan, bordering on Uzbekistan to the north, the east, and the south. Its capital is Shaydon.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided administratively into jamoats. They are as follows (and population).[2]

Jamoats of Asht District
Jamoat Population
Asht 15206
Shodoba 10999
Jarbulak 12935
Kamish Kurgan 9720
Kirkuduk 8350
Oshoba 15628
Pongaz 20358
Punuk 6167
Shaidan 11039


  1. ^ Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojjikoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe
  2. ^ "List of Jamoats". UN Coordination, Tajikistan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved April 4, 2009.