Shahrak (Russian: Шахрак; Tajik: Шаҳрак)is a village and jamoat in northern Tajikistan. It is part of the city of Isfara in Sughd Region. The jamoat has a total population of 16,555 (2015).[1] It consists of 6 villages, including Shahrak (the seat) and Chorqishloq.[2]

Shahrak
Russian: Шахрак
Tajik: Шаҳрак
Shahrak is located in Tajikistan
Shahrak
Shahrak
Location in Tajikistan
Coordinates: Coordinates: 40°10′N 70°52′E / 40.167°N 70.867°E / 40.167; 70.867
Country Tajikistan
RegionSughd Region
CityIsfara
Population
 (2015)
 • Total16,555
Time zoneUTC+5 (TJT)
Official languages

A Chinese paramilitary base is located near the town.[3]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jamoat-level basic indicators, United Nations Development Programme in Tajikistan, accessed 2 October 2020
  2. ^ Jamoat Shahrak, tojkiston.ucoz.ru
  3. ^ Shih, Gerry; Troianovski, Anton; Wang, Yuan; Lamothe, Dan (February 18, 2019). "In Central Asia's forbidding highlands, a quiet newcomer: Chinese troops". The Washington Post.