Districts of Tajikistan

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Districts of Tajikistan, situation before 2017

As of 2020, the regions of Tajikistan are subdivided into 47 districts (Tajik : ноҳия, nohiya or Russian : район, rayon), not including 4 districts belonging to the capital city Dushanbe, and 18 cities of regional subordination (including Dushanbe, an extraregional capital city). [1] Before ca. 2017, there were 58 districts. [2] [3] [4] The districts are further subdivided into rural municipalities called jamoats , which in turn are further subdivided into villages (or deha or qyshqol).

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The numbering of the districts follows the map.

Sughd Region

Districts:

No.DistrictNative nameFormer namesCapitalArea in km2 [5] Population
(2020 estim.) [1]
1 Mastchoh Мастчоҳ Buston 1,000128,400
2 Bobojon Ghafurov Бобоҷон ҒафуровLeninabad, Khodzhent Ghafurov 2,700380,500
3 Asht Ашт Shaydon 2,800168,100
4 Zafarobod Зафаробод Zafarobod 40075,900
5 Spitamen НовNau (until 2003) [6] Navkat 400141,600
6 Jabbor Rasulov Ҷаббор РасуловProletarsk Mehrobod 300137,700
10 Shahriston Шаҳристон Shahriston 1,10043,700
11 Devashtich ҒончӣGhonchi Ghonchi 1,600173,500
13 Ayni Айнӣ Ayni 5,20083,600
14 Kuhistoni Mastchoh Кӯҳистони Мастчоҳ Mehron 3,70025,400

Cities of regional subordination:

No.CityNative nameFormer namesArea in km2 [5] Population
(2020 estim.) [1]
7 Konibodom Конибодом800211,100
8 Isfara Исфара800274,000
9 Istaravshan ИстаравшанUroteppa (until 2000)700273,500
12 Panjakent Панҷакент3,700303,000
- Khujand ХуҷандLeninabad<100183,600
- Istiqlol ИстиқлолTaboshar<10017,900
- Guliston ГулистонKayrakkum<10049,200
- Buston БустонChkalovsk<10036,900

Areas of Republican Subordination

Districts:

No.DistrictNative nameFormer namesCapitalArea in km2 [5] Population
(2020 estim.) [1]
16 Shahrinav Шаҳринав Shahrinav 1,000123,000
18 Varzob Варзоб Varzob 1,70082,200
20 Rasht РаштGharm Gharm 4,600127,400
21 Lakhsh ЛахшJirgatol Vahdat [7] 4,60066,400
22 Rudaki РӯдакӣLeninskiy (until 2003) [6] [8] Somoniyon 1,800518,200
23 Fayzobod Файзобод Fayzobod 900103,600
25 Nurobod ДарбандKomsomolobod, Darband (until 2003) [9] Darband 90082,100
26 Tojikobod Тоҷикобод Tojikobod 70046,000
27 Sangvor СангворTavildara Tavildara 6,00023,300

Cities of regional subordination:

No.CityNative nameFormer namesArea in km2 [5] Population
(2020 estim.) [1]
- Dushanbe ДушанбеStalinabad100863,400
15 Tursunzoda ТурсунзодаRegar (renamed between 1979 and 1989)1,200298,800
17 Hisor Ҳисор1,000308,100
19 Vahdat ВаҳдатYangibazar (1927-1936), Ordzhonikidzeabad
(1936-1992), Kofarnihon (1992-2003) [10]
3,700342,700
24 Roghun Роғун50044,100
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Districts of Dushanbe.

City districts of Dushanbe

No.DistrictNative nameFormer names
1Ibn SinaСиноFrunze [6]
2FirdavsiФирдавсӣCentral [6]
3Ismail SomoniИсмоили СомонӣOktyabrskiy (October)
4ShohmansurШоҳмансурZheleznodorozhnyi (Railway)

Khatlon Region

Districts:

No.DistrictNative nameFormer namesCapitalArea in km2 [5] Population
(2020 estim.) [1]
28 Khuroson ХуросонGhozimalik [11] Obikiik 900116,500
29 Yovon Ёвон Yovon 900234,600
31 Baljuvon Балҷувон Baljuvon 1,30030,400
32 Khovaling Ховалинг Khovaling 1,70057,900
33 Jomi Абдураҳмони ҶомӣKuybyshevsk, Khodzhamaston Abdurahmoni Jomi 600175,800
35 Danghara Данғара Danghara 2,000161,000
36 Temurmalik ТемурмаликQizil-Mazor (until 1957), [12]
Sovetskiy (until 2004) [13]
Sovet 1,00069,800
37 Mu'minobod МӯминободLeningradskiy Mu'minobod 90094,700
38 Kushoniyon КӯшониёнBokhtar Ismoili Somoni 600245,900
39 Vakhsh Вахш Vakhsh 1,000199,300
40 Vose' Восеъ Vose' 800216,500
42 Shamsiddin Shohin Шамсиддин ШоҳинShuroobod Shuroobod 2,30055,500
43 Nosiri Khusrav Носири ХусравBeshkent [14] Bahori 80039,300
44 Shahrituz Шаҳритуз Shahrituz 1,500130,000
45 Qubodiyon Қубодиён Qubodiyon 1,800188,100
46 Dusti ДӯстӣJilikul Jilikul 1,200117,100
47 Jayhun ҶайҳунQumsangir Dusti 1,000139,000
48 Jaloliddin Balkhi Ҷалолиддин БалхӣKolkhozobod (until 23 June 2007), [15] Rumi Balkh 900201,300
49 Farkhor Фархор Farkhor 1,200170,800
50 Panj Панҷ Panj 900119,700
51 Hamadoni ҲамадониMoskovskiy Moskovskiy 500148,800

Cities of regional subordination:

No.CityNative nameFormer namesArea in km2 [5] Population
(2020 estim.) [1]
- Bokhtar БохтарQurghonteppa<100111,800
30 Norak Норак40061,500
34 Levakant ЛевакантKalininabad, Sarband10048,300
41 Kulob Кӯлоб300214,700

Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region

Districts:

No.DistrictNative nameFormer namesCapitalArea in km2 [5] Population
(2020 estim.) [1]
52 Darvoz ДарвозQala'i-Khumb Qal'ai Khumb 2,80024,000
53 Vanj Ванҷ Vanj 4,40034,400
54 Rushon Рӯшон Rushon 5,90025,800
55 Shughnon Шуғнон Khorugh 4,60038,000
56 Roshtqala Роштқалъа Roshtqal'a 4,30027,400
57 Ishkoshim Ишкошим Ishkoshim 3,70032,900
58 Murghob Мурғоб Murghob 37,30015,900

City of regional subordination:

No.CityNative nameFormer namesArea in km2 [5] Population
(2020 estim.) [1]
- Khorugh Хоруғ<10030,500

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Jomi District Place in Khatlon Region, Tajikistan

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Ghafurov District District in Sughd Region, Tajikistan

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Devashtich District District in Sughd Region, Tajikistan

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Varzob District Place in Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

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Rudaki District Place in Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

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Fayzobod District Place in Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

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Shahrinav District Place in Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

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Kushoniyon District Place in Khatlon Region, Tajikistan

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Buston, Sughd Place in Sughd Region, Tajikistan

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Guliston, Sughd Place in Sughd Region, Tajikistan

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Temurmalik District Place in Khatlon Region, Tajikistan

Temurmalik District is a district in the Khatlon Region of Tajikistan, located south of the Vakhsh Range along the middle course of the river Kyzylsu. It had an estimated population of 69,800 as of 2020. Before 1957, it was called Qizil-Mazor District or Kzyl-Mazar District, then renamed Sovetskiy District, and in 2004 given its present name Temurmalik District. The new name honors a medieval military hero, Timur Malik, who in 1220 led the people of Khujand in their struggle against the Mongol occupation.

Nosiri Khusrav District Place in Khatlon Region, Tajikistan

Nosiri Khusrav District, is a district located in the south-western corner of Khatlon Region of Tajikistan on the Amu Darya. It shares borders with Uzbekistan to the west, Afghanistan to the south and the Shahrtuz District to the north and east. The population of the district is 39,300. Until 2004 it was called Beshkent District ; then renamed in honor of the 11th century Persian-Tajik poet Nosiri Khusrav. The district capital is Bahori, a village at the northernmost tip of the district.

Beshkent is a lowland 70 kilometers in length and 5 kilometers in width—dry without any reliable source of water. beshkent is the warmest valley in Tajikistan, with average temperatures in January and July of 3 °C and 31 °C respectively. The annual average precipitation is 140 millimeters.

Hamadoni District Place in Khatlon Region

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Somoniyon Place in Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

Somoniyon is a town in Tajikistan. It is the administrative capital of Rudaki District, one of the Districts of Republican Subordination, lying 17 km south of the national capital of Dushanbe and just east of the river Kofarnihon. The population of the town is 25,200.

Obikiik Place in Khatlon, Tajikistan

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Mirzo Tursunzoda, Rudaki District Town and Jamoat in Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

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Navobod, Rudaki District Town in Districts of Republican Subordination, Tajikistan

Navobod is a town in Tajikistan. It is located in Rudaki District, one of the Districts of Republican Subordination. The population of the town is 10,200. The town lies west of the capital Dushanbe.

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  14. Beshkent District renamed Nosiri Khusrav District Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine , 2004 (in Russian)
  15. Kolkhozobod District renamed after Jaloliddin Rumi