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Shahritus
Шаҳритус
Shahritus is located in Tajikistan
Shahritus
Shahritus
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 37°16′N 68°08′E / 37.267°N 68.133°E / 37.267; 68.133
Country Flag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan
Province Khatlon
Elevation[1] 367 m (1,204 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 13,400
Time zone UTC+5

Shahritus (Tajik: Шаҳритус شهر توس, Uzbek: Shaartuz) also spelled as Shaartuz (Russian: Шаартуз) is a city in southwestern Tajikistan region. Situated on the River Kafirnigan, the city was founded in 1938.

Geography

Jamoats

There are six jamoats in the Shaartuz district.

  1. Shaartuz
  2. Pakhtaobod
  3. Obshoron
  4. Sayod
  5. Jura Nazarov
  6. Holmatov

Climate

The Köppen Climate Classification sub-type for Shahritus is "BSk" or a Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate. The average annual temperature is 17.2°C (63.0°F). The warmest month is July with an average temperature of 30.2°C (86.4°F) and the coolest month is January with an average temperature of 3.3°C (37.9°F). The average annual precipitation is 235.7mm (9.2") and has an average of 59.2 days with precipitation. The wettest month is March with an average of 58.0mm (2.3") of precipitation and the driest month is August with an average of 0mm of precipitation.[1]

Climate data for Shahritus
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 3.3
(37.9)
5.8
(42.4)
11.6
(52.9)
18.2
(64.8)
23.5
(74.3)
28.6
(83.5)
30.2
(86.4)
28.1
(82.6)
23.2
(73.8)
17.0
(62.6)
10.7
(51.3)
5.8
(42.4)
17.2
(63)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 34.5
(1.358)
37.2
(1.465)
58.0
(2.283)
39.0
(1.535)
18.8
(0.74)
0.5
(0.02)
0.2
(0.008)
0.0
(0)
0.1
(0.004)
5.7
(0.224)
16.0
(0.63)
25.7
(1.012)
235.7
(9.28)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7.9 8.6 11.1 9.1 5.9 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.1 2.8 4.8 7.7 59.2
Average relative humidity (%) 74.1 70.8 67.7 62.5 49.1 33.7 32.3 33.4 36.4 46.8 60.3 71.5 53.2
Source: "The Climate of Shahritus". Weatherbase. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 

Transport

The railway crosses the river at this point.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Climate of Shahritus". Weatherbase.com. Retrieved 4 August 2014. 

External links

Coordinates: 37°16′N 68°08′E / 37.267°N 68.133°E / 37.267; 68.133