Khorugh
in Viloyati Mukhtori Kŭhistoni Badakhshon, Tajikistan

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Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
37.490 and 71.553 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 37° 29' 23" and E 71° 33' 10"
Currency and Currency Code:
Somoni - TJS
Spoken languages:
Tajik, Russian
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:47 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Dushanbe
UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:09 am and 5:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Tajikistan in Central Asia

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Tajikistan.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Tajikistan. Last Update: 2022-09-30 08:19:43

Delve into Khorugh

Khorugh in Viloyati Mukhtori Kŭhistoni Badakhshon with it's 30,000 habitants is a town located in Tajikistan about 167 mi (or 269 km) south-east of Dushanbe, the country's capital town.

Time in Khorugh is now 04:47 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Dushanbe with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 7 airports closer to Khorugh. The closest is airport we know is Sheghnan Airport in Afghanistan in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km). The closest airport in Tajikistan is Kulob Airport in a distance of 102 mi (or 10 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs) in a distance of 97 mi (or 156 km), North-East.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Roshtqal'a, Rushon, Chakaran, Ishqoshim and Baharak. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 87 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 30°C / 85 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 12%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 42% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Saturday, 1st of October 2022

29°C (84 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 2nd of October 2022

25°C (77 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 3rd of October 2022

23°C (73 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

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Tours-TV.com: Khorugh

Published: January 05, 2015
Length: 41:42 min
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Author: ToursTV Com

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Tours-TV.com: Badakhshan Mill

Published: January 05, 2015
Length: 41:36 min
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Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop Tajikistan 2014 - White Group

Published: April 07, 2015
Length: 48:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Fredric Roberts

This video contains the best images produced by the students in the White Group of the 2014 Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop in Tajikistan. Over the course of six days of instruction, the...


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Published: February 26, 2015
Length: 36:56 min
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Author: Fredric Roberts

This video contains the top images produced by the students in the Red Group of the 2015 Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop in Bhutan. Over the course of six days of instruction, the students,...


Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop Tajikistan 2014 - Student Stories

Published: April 07, 2015
Length: 11:20 min
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Author: Fredric Roberts

This video contains images of photo stories produced by the students of the 2014 Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop in Tajikistan. Over the course of six days of instruction, the students,...


Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop - Bhutan 2015 - Student Stories

Published: February 26, 2015
Length: 15:59 min
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Author: Fredric Roberts

This video contains images of photo stories produced by the students of the 2015 Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop in Bhutan. Over the course of six days of instruction, the students, ages...


Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop - Bhutan 2015 - Gag Reel

Published: February 26, 2015
Length: 00:33 min
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Author: Fredric Roberts

Here are outtakes of the images produced by the students of the 2015 Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop in Bhutan. Over the course of six days of instruction, the students, ages 14 to 17,...


Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop Tajikistan 2014 - Gag Reel

Published: April 07, 2015
Length: 58:32 min
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Author: Fredric Roberts

This video contains the gag reel images produced by the students of the 2014 Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop in Tajikistan. Over the course of six days of instruction, the students, ages...


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Fredric Roberts Photography Workshop Tajikistan 2014 - Green Group

Published: April 07, 2015
Length: 05:12 min
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Author: Fredric Roberts

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Khorugh

The town of Khorugh, also transliterated as Khoroq, Khorogh, Khorog, or Xoroq is the capital of the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province (GBAO) in Tajikistan. It is also the capital of the Shughnon District of Gorno-Badakhshan. It has a population of 28,000 (2000 census). Khorugh is situated 2,200 m above sea level in the Pamir Mountains at the confluence of the Ghund and Panj rivers.

Located at 37.4833, 71.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Gorno-Badakhshan

Gunt River

The Gunt is a red river in the south of Tajikistan. Its source, Lake Yashilkul, is situated at the edge of the Alichur Pamir, a high plateau or pamir at an elevation of 3720m. The city of Khorog is located at the confluence of the Gunt with the Panj River (the latter forming the border between Tajikistan and Afghanistan and also being known as Amu Darya, or in antiquity the Oxus). The Gunt, and its affluent Shahdara, power the Pamir I power plant.

Located at 37.4898, 71.5196 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Tajikistan, Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province

Khorog Airport

Khorog Airport is an airport serving Khorugh (also spelled Khorugh), a city in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province in Tajikistan. Due to difficult weather conditions, flights are canceled frequently. Until 2001 the city of Murghab was served from Khorog. Due to insufficient demand, this connection has been canceled.

Located at 37.5022, 71.5133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Tajikistan


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Khorog, Хорог, Khorugh, Хоруғ