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Qayroqqum Destination Guide

Delve into Qayroqqum in Tajikistan

Qayroqqum in the region of Sughd is located in Tajikistan - some 131 mi or ( 211 km ) North-East of Dushanbe , the country's capital .

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Local time in Qayroqqum is now 11:30 PM (Tuesday) . 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: Balkh, Samarkand, Istaravshan, Dushanbe, and Tashkent. While being here, you might want to check out Balkh . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Qayroqqum ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kistakuz

Kistakuz is a town and jamoat in north-west Tajikistan. It is located in Ghafurov District in Sughd province. The jamoat has a total population of 43,346.

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Located at 40.20 69.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Jamoats of Tajikistan, Populated places in Tajikistan

Ghafurov

Ghafurov is a town in Ghafurov district, Sughd Province, Tajikistan. It has a population of 15,700 (2008 estimate), down from 18,900 in the 1989 census. The town was created in 1965, and until 1978 had the name Sovetabad. In that year it was renamed in honor of Bobojon Ghafurovich Ghafurov, commemorating his term of office as the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Tajikistan from 1946 to 1956. Ghafurov is the administrative center of Ghafurov district.

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Located at 40.22 69.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Jamoats of Tajikistan, Populated places in Tajikistan

Arbob Cultural Palace, Khujand

The Arbob Cultural Palace is a building in Khujand, Tajikistan, the former headquarters of a Soviet collective farm, built in the 1950s and modelled on the winter gardens of Peterhof, St Petersburg.

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Located at 40.27 69.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 1950s architecture, Buildings and structures in Tajikistan, Khujand

Khujand Airport

Khudjand International Airport is an airport serving Khujand, the second-largest city in Tajikistan. It is located out of the city, in the nearby town of Chkalovsk.

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Located at 40.22 69.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Airports in Tajikistan, Khujand

Alexandria Eschate

Alexandria Eschate or Alexandria Eskhata was founded by Alexander the Great in August 329 BCE as his most northerly base in Central Asia. It was established in the southwestern part of the Fergana Valley, on the southern bank of the river Jaxartes, at the location of the modern city of Khujand, in the state of Tajikistan. Alexander built a 6 kilometer brick wall around the city which, according to the ancient authors, was completed in only about twenty days.

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Located at 40.25 69.63 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 329 BC establishments, Ancient Greek cities, Ancient Greeks in Asia, Former countries in Central Asia, Han Dynasty, Hellenistic colonies, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places established in the 4th century BC

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