Dzhami District

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Jomi District Ноҳияи Ҷомӣ
ناحیه جامی
Jomi District in the map of Tajikistan
Jomi District  Ноҳияи Ҷомӣ is located in Tajikistan
Jomi District  Ноҳияи Ҷомӣ
Jomi District Ноҳияи Ҷомӣ
Jomi District Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 37°56′45″N 68°48′42″E / 37.94583°N 68.81167°E / 37.94583; 68.81167Coordinates: 37°56′45″N 68°48′42″E / 37.94583°N 68.81167°E / 37.94583; 68.81167
Country Flag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan
Province Khatlon
Capital Jomi
Area
 • Land 597 km2 (231 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 109,200
 • Ethnicities Flag of Tajikistan.svgTajik
 • Languages Tajik-Persian
Website tj

Jomi District (Tajik: Ноҳияи Абдураҳмони Ҷомӣ/Persian: ناحیه عبدالرحمان جامی‎) is a district in Khatlon Province of Tajikistan, located north of the provincial capital Kurgan-Tyube (Qurghonteppa). Population 109,200 (2003 data).[1] Called Kuybyshevskiy District in Soviet times, then Hojamaston District until 2004, and finally renamed Dzhami (or Jomi) district[2] in honor of the 15th century Tajik-Persian Poet Abdurahman Jami (Tajik: Ҷомӣ, transliterated as Jomi).[3] The district capital is still listed as Kuybyshev or Kuybyshevsk.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojikkoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe (Russian)
  2. ^ Renaming Hojamaston district to Dzhami (Jomi) district (Russian)
  3. ^ Abdurahman Jami (Russian)