Location of Darvoz District in Tajikistan
|Province||Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region|
|• Total||1,090.5 sq mi (2,824.5 km2)|
|Elevation||14,711 ft (4,484 m)|
|• Total||23 600|
|as of 1 January 2008|
|Time zone||TJT (UTC+5)|
|Area code(s)||+992 3552|
Darvoz District or Nohiya-i Darvoz (Tajik: Ноҳияи Дарвоз / Persian: ناحیۀ درواز) is a district in Tajikistan, located at the extreme north-west of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region. It borders on Afghanistan to the south, along the Panj, and within Tajikistan on Khatlon Province to the west and on the Region of Republican Subordination to the north. Its administrative capital is Qal'ai Khumb. The population in Darvoz district is 23,600 (1 January 2008 estimate). The district was historically part of the Darvaz principality, a semi-independent statelet ruled by a mir.
- Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojikkoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe
- Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2008, State Committee of Statistics, Dushanbe, 2008 (Russian)
- Seymour Becker. Russia’s Protectorates in Central Asia: Bukhara and Khiva, 1865-1924. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 1968.
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