Hisor District

Coordinates: 38°32′N 68°33′E / 38.533°N 68.550°E / 38.533; 68.550

Hisor District (also transliterated as Hissar, Gissar) or Nohiyai Hisor (Tajik: Ноҳияи Ҳисор, romanizedNohiya‘i Hisor/Nohijaji Hisor) is a district in the Region of Republican Subordination, in Tajikistan, located west of the capital Dushanbe, between Varzob District in the east and Shahrinaw District in the west. Its capital Hisor (Gissar) is a town of 50,000 people about 10 km west of Dushanbe, at the center of the fertile Gissar Valley.

Location in Tajikistan
An old castle in Hisor before renovations

Administrative divisionsEdit

The district is divided administratively into jamoats. They are as follows (and population).[1]

Jamoats of Hisor District
Jamoat Population
Almosi 15029
Dehqonobod 13698
Durbat 14136
Hisor 20524
Karamqul 15152
Khonako 20500
Khonakohikuhi 20392
Mirzo Rizo 18538
Navobod 19496
Sharora 8291

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "List of Jamoats". UN Coordination, Tajikistan. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved April 4, 2009.