Qubodiyon

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Qubodiyon, also Qubadiyan, ancient Kobadiyan (Tajik: Қубодиён, Persian: قبادیانQabādiyān) is a town in the Khatlon Region of Tajikistan. It is the capital of Qubodiyon District. The population of the town is 12,200 (January 2020 estimate).[1]

Qubodiyon

Қубодиён
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Qubodiyon is located in Tajikistan
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Location in Tajikistan
Qubodiyon is located in West and Central Asia
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Qubodiyon (West and Central Asia)
Qubodiyon is located in South Asia
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Qubodiyon (South Asia)
Coordinates: 37°24′27″N 68°11′06″E / 37.40750°N 68.18500°E / 37.40750; 68.18500
Country Tajikistan
RegionKhatlon
DistrictQubodiyon District

Nasir Khusraw, a Persian poet,[2][3] philosopher, Isma'ili scholar, traveler and one of the greatest writers in Persian literature was born in the village in 1004 CE.

The Oxus Treasure was found near Kobadiyan.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population of the Republic of Tajikistan as of 1 January 2020" (PDF) (in Russian). Statistics office of Tajikistan. Retrieved 9 October 2020.
  2. ^ Milaha, V. Christides, The Encyclopaedia of Islam, Vol. VII, ed. C.E. Bosworth, E. Van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs and CH. PELLAT, (Brill, 1991), 43.
  3. ^ Nasir-i Khusraw, Azim Nanji, The Encyclopaedia of Islam, Vol. VII, 1006.
  4. ^ "East of Termez, on the Kafirnigan River, on the territory of Tajikistan, lies the small town of Kobadiyan, near which was found in the late 1870s one of the most famous treasures of all time, the so - called treasure of Oxus." in Knobloch, Edgar. Monuments of Central Asia: A Guide to the Archaeology, Art and Architecture of Turkestan. Bloomsbury Academic. p. 150. ISBN 978-1-86064-590-7.

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