Farkhor

Farkhor (Tajik: Фархор), also called Parkhar (Russian: Пархар), is a city in southwestern Tajikistan, located on the border with Afghanistan.[3] It is the capital of Farkhor District in Khatlon Region. The population of the town is 25,300 (January 2020 estimate).[1] The Farkhor Air Base is about 4 km south-west of Farkhor. The record high temperature of 44.4 °C (111.9 °F) was recorded on July 8, 2021.[4]

Farkhor
Фархор
Farkhor is located in Tajikistan
Farkhor
Farkhor
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: 37°30′N 69°24′E / 37.500°N 69.400°E / 37.500; 69.400Coordinates: 37°30′N 69°24′E / 37.500°N 69.400°E / 37.500; 69.400
CountryFlag of Tajikistan.svg Tajikistan
RegionKhatlon Region
DistrictFarkhor
Population
 (January 2020)[1]
 • Total25,300
Official languages

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2020" (PDF) (in Russian). Statistics office of Tajikistan. Retrieved 15 October 2020.
  2. ^ "КОНСТИТУЦИЯ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ТАДЖИКИСТАН". prokuratura.tj. Parliament of Tajikistan. Retrieved 9 January 2020.
  3. ^ Location of Farkhor on Google Maps. Retrieved on 8 May 2009
  4. ^ "38944: Parkhar (Tajikistan)". ogimet.com. OGIMET. 8 July 2021. Retrieved 9 July 2021.