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Qayraqqum is located in Tajikistan
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 40°15′53″N 69°47′22″E / 40.26472°N 69.78944°E / 40.26472; 69.78944Coordinates: 40°15′53″N 69°47′22″E / 40.26472°N 69.78944°E / 40.26472; 69.78944
Country Flag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan
Province Sughd Province
District Ghafurov District
Population (2007)
 • City 38,500
 • Urban 12,500

Qayraqqum or Qayroqqum, also Kayrakkum (Tajik: Қайроққум) is a town in north-western Tajikistan.[1] It is located in Ghafurov District of Sughd Province, at the western tip of the Kayrakum (Qayroqqum) Reservoir.[2] Qayroqqum is a city of provincial subordination, administratively subordinated to the provincial capital of Khujand, not to the district capital of Ghafurov.

The population of Qayroqqum in 2007 is estimated at 12,500 for the city proper and 38,500 for the city with the outlying communities.[3]

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  1. ^ Maplandia world gazetteer
  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 (Russian)

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