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Shahrituz
Шаҳритуз
Shahritus (Shaartuz), 4 km west cotton field
Shahritus (Shaartuz), 4 km west cotton field
Shahrituz is located in Tajikistan
Shahrituz
Shahrituz
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 37°16′N 68°08′E / 37.267°N 68.133°E / 37.267; 68.133Coordinates: 37°16′N 68°08′E / 37.267°N 68.133°E / 37.267; 68.133
CountryFlag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan
RegionKhatlon Region
DistrictShahrituz District
Elevation367 m (1,204 ft)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total17,200
Time zoneUTC+5

Shahrituz (Tajik: Шаҳритуз, also Шаҳритӯс Shahritŭs, شهر توس, Russian: Шаартуз Shaartuz, Uzbek: Shaartuz) is a town in Khatlon Region, southwestern Tajikistan. Situated on the river Kofarnihon, the city was founded in 1938. Its population is 17,200 (January 2020 estimate).[2] It is the seat of the Shahrituz District.

Geography

Climate

Shahrituz has a cold semi-arid climate (Köppen climate classification BSk). 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 Shahrituz
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
(63.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 34.5
(1.36)
37.2
(1.46)
58.0
(2.28)
39.0
(1.54)
18.8
(0.74)
0.5
(0.02)
0.2
(0.01)
0.0
(0.0)
0.1
(0.00)
5.7
(0.22)
16.0
(0.63)
25.7
(1.01)
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 Shahrituz". 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.
  2. ^ "Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2020" (PDF) (in Russian). Statistics office of Tajikistan. Retrieved 9 October 2020.

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