in Istaravshan District of Viloyati Sughd, Tajikistan
- Proto-urban Site of Sarazm (Unesco heritage, 87 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 39.914 and 69.003 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 39° 54' 51" and E 69° 0' 11"
- 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: 08:42 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Dushanbe
- UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:38 am and 7:06 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Hanga Roa
- This place on Wikipedia
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Istaravshan in Istaravshan District (Viloyati Sughd) with it's 52,851 citizens is a town in Tajikistan about 96 mi (or 154 km) north of Dushanbe, the country's capital city.
Current time in Istaravshan is now 08:42 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Dushanbe with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 8 airports near Istaravshan, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Tajikistan is Khudzhand Airport in a distance of 42 mi (or 68 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Proto-urban Site of Sarazm in a distance of 87 mi (or 140 km), West.
When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ghonchi, Shahriston, Zafarobod, Ak-Suu and Nov. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 67 °F
|Morning Temperature||14°C / 58 °F|
|Evening Temperature||20°C / 67 °F|
|Night Temperature||16°C / 62 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1012.9 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 62% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Sunday, 21st of April 2019
17°C (62 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Monday, 22nd of April 2019
16°C (60 °F)
12°C (54 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019
15°C (58 °F)
14°C (58 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.
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Istaravshan is a city in Sughd Province in Tajikistan. Located in the northern foothills of the Turkistan mountain range, 78 kilometers southwest of Khujand, Istaravshan is one of the oldest cities in Tajikistan, having existed for more than 2500 years. Before 2000, it was known as Ура́-Тюбе (Ura-Tyube) in Russian, Уротеппа (Uroteppa) in Tajik and Uratepe in Turkish.
Cyropolis, (literally "The City of Cyrus") was an ancient city founded by Cyrus the Great in northern Tajikistan in 544 BCE to mark the northeastern border of his Persian empire and identified with the medieval and modern city of Khojand.
Gazantarak is a town and jamoat in north-west Tajikistan. It is located in Ghonchi District in Sughd province. The jamoat has a total population of 13,359.
Nijoni is a town and jamoat in north-western Tajikistan. It is located in Istarawshan District in Sughd province. The jamoat has a total population of 7,747.
Poshkent is a town and jamoat in north-western Tajikistan. It is located in Istarawshan District in Sughd province. The jamoat has a total population of 13,292.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Istaravshan.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Bundzhikat, Ŭroteppa, Ura-Tyube, Istaravshan, Истаравшан, İstərövşən, Istarawshan, Istaravšan, Istarawschan, Istaravŝan, Istaravšon, استروشن, Istaravchan, イスタラフシャン, 이스트라브샨, Istaravšanas, Istarawszan, Istaravșan, Istaravsjan, Истәраушан, Істаравшан, 伊斯塔拉夫尚