Khuroson District

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Location in Tajikistan

' Khuroson District', formerly Ghozimalik District (Tajik: Ноҳияи Ғозималик), is a district in Khatlon province of Tajikistan extending south from national capital Dushanbe toward the provincial capital Kurgan-Tyube (Qurghonteppa). The district population is 73,100 (2003 data).[1] Ghozimalik District was renamed Khuroson District around 2003,[2] and its capital was renamed at about that time from Pravda to Obikiik (location 38°09′31″N 68°40′20″E / 38.158611°N 68.6722222°E / 38.158611; 68.6722222).[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided administratively into jamoats. They are as follows (and population).[4]

Jamoats of Baljuvon District
Jamoat Population
Ayni 18467
Dahanaqiiq 8838
Galaobod
Hiloli 12150
Obikiik 19218
Qizilqala 12638

References[edit]

  1. ^ Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojikkoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe
  2. ^ Ghozimalik District renamed Khuroson District Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine (in Russian)
  3. ^ Location of Obikiik in Khatlon province
  4. ^ "List of Jamoats". UN Coordination, Tajikistan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved April 4, 2009.