Khuroson District

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Location in Tajikistan

Khuroson District, formerly Ghozimalik District (Tajik: Ноҳияи Ғозималик; Persian: ناحیهٔ خراسان‎), 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]

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 (Russian)
  3. ^ Location of Obikiik in Khatlon province