Mastchoh District

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Mastchoh District
Location of Mastchoh District in Tajikistan
Location of Mastchoh District in Tajikistan
Country  Tajikistan
Province Sughd
Capital Buston
 • Total 1,000 km2 (400 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 101,313
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone TJT (UTC+5)

Mastchoh district or Nohiya-i Mastchoh (Tajik: Ноҳияи Мастчоҳ, Nohiya‘i Mastçoh/Nohijaji Mastcoh; Persian: ناحیۀ مستچاه‎‎) is a district in Sughd province, Tajikistan. It is located at the extreme north of the country, between Ghafurov district and the border with Uzbekistan.[1] The district population is 97,600 (1 January 2008 est.)[2] and its administrative capital is Buston (40°31′18″N 69°19′51″E / 40.52167°N 69.33083°E / 40.52167; 69.33083).

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided administratively into jamoats. They are as follows (and population).[3]

Jamoats of Mastchoh District
Jamoat Population
Avzikent 10373
Mastchoh 16401
Obburdon 27366
Paldorak 15680
Takeli 1643
Buston 10151
Quruqsoy 2729


  1. ^ Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2007, "Map Factory" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe
  2. ^ Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2008, State Committee of Statistics, Dushanbe, 2008 (in Russian)
  3. ^ "List of Jamoats". UN Coordination, Tajikistan. Archived from the original on February 26, 2012. Retrieved April 4, 2009.