Varzob District

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Location in Tajikistan

Varzob District or Nohiyai Varzob (Tajik: Ноҳияи Варзоб Nohiya‘i Varzob/Nohijaji Varzoв; Persian: ناحیۀ ورزاب‎‎ Nâhiyeye Varzâb) is a district in the Region of Republican Subordination in Tajikistan, lying north of Dushanbe. It borders on Hisor District from the west, Rudaki District from the south, and Vahdat District from the east. The Gissar Range runs along its northern edge. The Varzob River traverses the entire district north to south. The district capital is Varzob.

Beside the river, grows a native species of Iris vicaria,[1] and Iris hoogiana.[2]


  1. ^ "Ornamental plants in their natural habitats". Retrieved 20 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "Regeliocyclus hybrids". Retrieved 5 June 2015.