Hisor District

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Coordinates: 38°32′N 68°33′E / 38.533°N 68.550°E / 38.533; 68.550

Location in Tajikistan
An old castle in Hisor before renovations

Hisor District (also transliterated as Hissar, Gissar) or Nohiyai Hisor (Tajik: Ноҳияи Ҳисор, romanizedNohiya‘i Hisor/Nohijaji Hisor) is a former district in the Region of Republican Subordination, in Tajikistan, located west of the capital Dushanbe, between Varzob District in the east and Shahrinav District in the west. Its capital Hisor (Gissar) is a town of 50,000 people about 10 km west of Dushanbe, at the center of the fertile Gissar Valley. Around 2018, the district was merged into the city of Hisor.

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district was divided administratively into jamoats. They were as follows (and population).[1]

Jamoats of Hisor District
Jamoat Population
Almosi 15029
Dehqonobod 13698
Durbat 14136
Hisor 20524
Karamqul 15152
Khonako 20500
Khonakohikuhi 20392
Mirzo Rizo 18538
Navobod 19496
Sharora 8291

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "List of Jamoats". UN Coordination, Tajikistan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved April 4, 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)