Map - Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (Viloyati Mukhtori Kŭhistoni Badakhshon)

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Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (Viloyati Mukhtori Kŭhistoni Badakhshon)

Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (, Viloyati Mukhtori Kūhistoni Badakhshon; ) is an autonomous region in the east of Tajikistan. Located in the Pamir Mountains, it makes up 45% of the land area of the country but only 3% of the population.

The Tajik name Kūhistoni Badakhshon (Кӯҳистони Бадахшон), now the official name of the region, expresses the meaning Mountainous Region of Badakhshan, which is equivalent to Gorno-Badakhshan, a standard construction derived from Gornîy Badakhšan (Горный Бадахшан) in Russian.

 

Map - Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (Viloyati Mukhtori Kŭhistoni Badakhshon)

Latitude / Longitude : 38° 0' 0" N / 73° 0' 0" E | Time zone : UTC+5 | Currency : TJS | Telephone : 992  

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Tajikistan (, ; Тоҷикистон ), officially the Republic of Tajikistan (Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон, Jumhuriyi Tojikiston), is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an area of 143100 km2 and an estimated population of million people as of. It is bordered by Afghanistan to the south, Uzbekistan to the west, Kyrgyzstan to the north, and China to the east. The traditional homelands of the Tajik people include present-day Tajikistan as well as parts of Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.

The territory that now constitutes Tajikistan was previously home to several ancient cultures, including the city of Sarazm of the Neolithic and the Bronze Age, and was later home to kingdoms ruled by people of different faiths and cultures, including the Oxus civilisation, Andronovo culture, Buddhism, Nestorian Christianity, Zoroastrianism, Manichaeism and Islam. The area has been ruled by numerous empires and dynasties, including the Achaemenid Empire, Sasanian Empire, Hephthalite Empire, Samanid Empire, Mongol Empire, Timurid dynasty, the Russian Empire, and subsequently the Soviet Union. Within the Soviet Union, the country's modern borders were drawn when it was part of Uzbekistan as an autonomous republic before becoming a full-fledged Soviet republic in 1929.
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