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Istaravshan Destination Guide

Delve into Istaravshan in Tajikistan

Istaravshan in the region of Sughd with its 52,851 residents is located in Tajikistan - some 96 mi or ( 154 km ) North of Dushanbe , the country's capital .

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Local time in Istaravshan is now 09:02 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Dushanbe " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Samarkand, Dalyon, Nafaroch, Qairma, and Ghonchi. While being here, you might want to check out Samarkand . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Istaravshan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Istaravshan

Istaravshan is a city in Sughd Province in Tajikistan. Located in the northern foothills of the Turkistan mountain range, 78 kilometers southwest of Khujand, Istaravshan is one of the oldest cities in Tajikistan, having existed for more than 2500 years. Before 2000, it was known as Ура́-Тюбе (Ura-Tyube) in Russian, Уротеппа (Uroteppa) in Tajik and Uratepe in Turkish.

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Located at 39.91 69.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Jamoats of Tajikistan, Populated places in Tajikistan

Poshkent

Poshkent is a town and jamoat in north-western Tajikistan. It is located in Istarawshan District in Sughd province. The jamoat has a total population of 13,292.

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Located at 39.88 69.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Jamoats of Tajikistan, Populated places in Tajikistan

Nijoni

Nijoni is a town and jamoat in north-western Tajikistan. It is located in Istarawshan District in Sughd province. The jamoat has a total population of 7,747.

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Located at 39.97 68.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Jamoats of Tajikistan, Populated places in Tajikistan

Cyropolis

Cyropolis, (literally "The City of Cyrus") was an ancient city founded by Cyrus the Great in northern Tajikistan in 544 BCE to mark the northeastern border of his Persian empire and identified with the medieval and modern city of Khojand.

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Located at 40.00 69.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 544 BC establishments in Tajikistan, Achaemenid cities, Cyrus the Great, Former populated places in Tajikistan

Gazantarak

Gazantarak is a town and jamoat in north-west Tajikistan. It is located in Ghonchi District in Sughd province. The jamoat has a total population of 13,359.

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Located at 39.97 69.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Jamoats of Tajikistan, Populated places in Tajikistan

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Istaravshan