Rumi District

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Location in Tajikistan


Rumi District or Nohiya-i Rumi (Tajik: Ноҳияи Румӣ), formerly Kolkhozobod District or Nohiya-i Kolkhozobod (Tajik: Ноҳияи Колхозобод), is a district in Khatlon province, Tajikistan, located south of the provincial capital Kurgan-Tyube (Qurghonteppa) and Vakhsh district.[1] It was renamed Rumi District on 23 June 2007 in commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the Persian poet and philosopher Rumi and plans were announced to erect a monument to Rumi in the district.[2][3]

The population in Rumi District is 152,300 (1 January 2008 estimate).[4] The district capital is Kolkhozobod (or Kolkhozabad in Russian transliteration).[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

The district is divided administratively into jamoats. They are as follows (and population).[5]

Jamoats of Rumi District
Jamoat Population
Frunze 16342
Guliston
Kalinin 11085
Kolkhozobod
Kolkhozobod Isaev
Madaniyat 11985
Navobod 15869
Tugalan 25471
Uzun 16498

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Republic of Tajikistan, map showing administrative division as of January 1, 2004, "Tojikkoinot" Cartographic Press, Dushanbe
  2. ^ Kolkhozobod District renamed after Jaloliddin Rumi
  3. ^ Statue of Rumi to be erected in Rumi District ‹See Tfd›(in Russian)
  4. ^ Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2008, State Committee of Statistics, Dushanbe, 2008 ‹See Tfd›(in Russian)
  5. ^ "List of Jamoats". UN Coordination, Tajikistan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved April 4, 2009.