Danghara

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Danghara

Данғара
Danghara is located in Tajikistan
Danghara
Danghara
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 38°05′54″N 69°20′48″E / 38.09833°N 69.34667°E / 38.09833; 69.34667
Elevation
649 m (2,129 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total24,000

Danghara is a town in the Khatlon Province of Tajikistan. It is the capital of Danghara District. Danghara is the hometown of Tajikistan's President, Emomali Rahmon as well as the country's first Deputy Prime Minister, Asadullo Ghulomov, and a number of other senior government officials and members of parliament.[1] In 2012, Radio Free Europe reported that the town might be the target of a plan to relocate the country's capital city.

Development and rumors of the city as the new national capital[edit]

As of January 2012 ongoing construction of a new international airport, rerouting of a major rail line, complete renovation of the town's roads and extensive building construction had spurred rumors that Danghara might become the nation's new capital city.[2]

2018 terrorist attack[edit]

In 2018, 4 cyclists were killed near Danghara in a terrorist attack.

Climate[edit]

Danghara has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa).

Climate data for Danghara
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 7.3
(45.1)
9.9
(49.8)
15.5
(59.9)
22.5
(72.5)
27.9
(82.2)
34.3
(93.7)
36.4
(97.5)
35.2
(95.4)
30.6
(87.1)
23.7
(74.7)
15.9
(60.6)
9.7
(49.5)
22.4
(72.3)
Average low °C (°F) −1.8
(28.8)
0.0
(32.0)
5.0
(41.0)
10.3
(50.5)
13.9
(57.0)
17.6
(63.7)
19.5
(67.1)
17.7
(63.9)
12.7
(54.9)
8.2
(46.8)
3.4
(38.1)
0.3
(32.5)
8.9
(48.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 53
(2.1)
66
(2.6)
98
(3.9)
76
(3.0)
59
(2.3)
5
(0.2)
2
(0.1)
0
(0)
1
(0.0)
24
(0.9)
33
(1.3)
49
(1.9)
466
(18.3)
Source: Climate-data.org

Population[edit]

1959[3] 1970[4] 1979[5] 1989[6]
5761 9083 12 892 16 898

References[edit]