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|Province||Region of Republican Subordination|
|• Chairman of the town||Amirzoda Rahmonali Amir|
|Elevation||870 m (2,850 ft)|
|• Total||45 693|
Vahdat (also Vakhdat, meaning unity in Persian) is a city in western Tajikistan, just 10 km east of Dushanbe. In the last century the city has been renamed several times. The city was known as Yangi-Bazar until 1936, when it was renamed Ordzhonikidzeabad in honor of Georgian communist Grigoriy Ordzhonikidze. In 1992 after Tajikistan became independent the city was renamed Kofarnihon (Persian for "a place where unbelievers hide", کافرنهان) and in 2003 it was renamed Vahdat.
- Room, Adrian. Place-Name Changes Since 1900. London: Scarecrow Press, 1979.
Largest cities or towns in Tajikistan
|6||Vahdat||Region of Republican Subordination||52,900|
|7||Tursunzoda||Region of Republican Subordination||50,900|
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