Levakant

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Levakant

Левакант
Levakant is located in Tajikistan
Levakant
Levakant
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 37°52′N 68°55′E / 37.867°N 68.917°E / 37.867; 68.917
CountryFlag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan
ProvinceKhatlon
Elevation
672 m (2,205 ft)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total12,800

Levakant (Tajik: Левакант), Kalininabad (Калилининобод) until February 1996, Sarband (Сарбанд) until January 2018[1], is a city in south-west Tajikistan. It is the administrative capital of Sarband district in Khatlon Province, located just east of the provincial capital Bokhtar and about 120 km south of the national capital Dushanbe.[2] The Golovnaya Dam on the Vakhsh River lies directly to its east.

The population of Sarband in 2007 was estimated to be at 12,800.[3]

Sarband is home to Tajikistan's only fertilizer manufacturing plant, Tajik Azot.

Climate[edit]

Levakant has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification Csa).

Climate data for Sarband
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 7.9
(46.2)
11.0
(51.8)
16.7
(62.1)
23.8
(74.8)
29.4
(84.9)
35.4
(95.7)
37.1
(98.8)
35.5
(95.9)
31.0
(87.8)
24.6
(76.3)
16.9
(62.4)
10.5
(50.9)
23.3
(74.0)
Average low °C (°F) −1.1
(30.0)
1.0
(33.8)
5.9
(42.6)
11.3
(52.3)
15.1
(59.2)
18.6
(65.5)
20.1
(68.2)
18.1
(64.6)
13.1
(55.6)
8.6
(47.5)
3.9
(39.0)
0.9
(33.6)
9.6
(49.3)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 43
(1.7)
52
(2.0)
77
(3.0)
55
(2.2)
35
(1.4)
3
(0.1)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
14
(0.6)
26
(1.0)
39
(1.5)
344
(13.5)
Source: Climate-data.org

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Renaming of a number of cities, districts and settlements of Khatlon Province
  2. ^ Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojikkoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe
  3. ^ Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2008, State Committee of Statistics, Dushanbe, 2008 (in Russian)

Coordinates: 37°52′0″N 68°55′0″E / 37.86667°N 68.91667°E / 37.86667; 68.91667