Hamadoni District

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Hamadoni District
(Tajik: Ноҳияи Ҳамадони)
Location of Hamadoni District in Tajikistan.png
Hamadoni District is located in Tajikistan
Hamadoni District
Hamadoni District
Coordinates: 37°39′24″N 69°37′45″E / 37.65667°N 69.62917°E / 37.65667; 69.62917Coordinates: 37°39′24″N 69°37′45″E / 37.65667°N 69.62917°E / 37.65667; 69.62917
Country Flag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan
Province Khatlon
Capital Moskovskiy
Population (2008)
 • Total 128,9
 • Ethnicities Flag of Tajikistan.svgTajik
 • Languages Tajik
Time zone UTC+5

Hamadoni District (Tajik: Ноҳияи Ҳамадони) is a district in the south-east of Khatlon Province of Tajikistan, located south of Kulob and stretching along a section of the Panj on the border with Afghanistan. Population 123,800 (2007 data).[1] Between 1950 and 2004 called Moskovskiy District,[2] then renamed in honor of Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani, a 14th-century Persia Great Islamic preacher,Traveller, poet, and scholar who preached Islam in different parts of world, and is buried in Khatlon.

The district capital is Moskovskiy or Moskva (Tajik: Маскав)[3] (located at 37°39′24″N 69°37′45″E / 37.65667°N 69.62917°E / 37.65667; 69.62917).[4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided administratively into jamoats. They are as follows (and population).[5]

Jamoats of Hamadoni District
Jamoat Population
Chubek 16791
Dashtigul 14577
Kalinin 9997
Mehnatobod 16073
Moskva 17983
Panjob 7669
Qahramon 14364
Turdiev 7834

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2008, State Committee of Statistics, Dushanbe, 2008 (in Russian)
  2. ^ Moskovskiy district renamed Hamadoni district Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine., 2004 (in Russian)
  3. ^ Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojikkoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe
  4. ^ Location of Moskva, the capital of Hamadoni District
  5. ^ "List of Jamoats". UN Coordination, Tajikistan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved April 4, 2009.