in Viloyati Sughd, Tajikistan

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
39.495 and 67.609 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 39° 29' 42" and E 67° 36' 33"
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: 05:44 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Dushanbe
UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:19 am and 6:22 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
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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: 2023-09-25 08:05:35

Delve into Panjakent

Panjakent in Viloyati Sughd with it's 35,085 habitants is a town located in Tajikistan about 91 mi (or 147 km) north-west of Dushanbe, the country's capital town.

Time in Panjakent is now 05:44 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Dushanbe with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Panjakent, of which one is a larger airport. The closest is airport we know is Samarkand Airport in Uzbekistan in a distance of 36 mi (or 58 km). The closest airport in Tajikistan is Dushanbe Airport in a distance of 93 mi (or 58 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Tajikistan is Proto-urban Site of Sarazm in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), West.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Jizzax, Samarqand, Kitob Shahri, Shahrisabz Shahri and Ayni. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 22%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 26th of September 2023

29°C (83 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 27th of September 2023

28°C (82 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 28th of September 2023

27°C (80 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

[Tajik] Penjikent 펜지켄트 01

Published: March 06, 2013
Length: 29:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Kim Yuen Kwang

2013.02.21. 16:02.

[Tajik] Penjikent Taxi stand 펜지켄트 버스1.택시출발지

Published: March 07, 2013
Length: 41:11 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kim Yuen Kwang

[Tajik] Stari Penjikent, Ruins, 펜지켄트 고대도시유적 02

Published: March 07, 2013
Length: 40:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Kim Yuen Kwang

2013.02.21. 17:50. Panjakent

Published: January 08, 2015
Length: 10:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ToursTV Com

Tajikistan : Sughd Province. (彭吉肯特, パンジケント, بنجكنت). See on map .

At the border of Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

Published: February 03, 2011
Length: 16:26 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: streetsoftheworld

Photographer Jeroen Swolfs is at the border between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. He is on the way to the capital of Tajikistan to take pictures for his project Streets of the World.

Man blows sheep

Published: October 15, 2009
Length: 08:04 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Roger Chao

A man blowing up a sheep to prepare it for skinning and cooking, before a traditional Uzbek wedding, in Kamartosh, Tajikistan ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Panjakent, also spelled Panjikent, Panjekent or Penjikent, is a city in the Sughd province of Tajikistan on the Zeravshan River, with a population of 33,000 (2000 census). It was once an ancient town in Sogdiana. The ruins of the old town are on the outskirts of the modern city.

Located at 39.5, 67.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tajikistan, Achaemenid cities, Former populated places in Tajikistan

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Pendzhikent, Pendshikent, Pendzhakent, Penjikent, Panjkent, Panjakent, Панҷакент, بنجكنت, Пенджикент, Pandschakent, Pandžakent, پنجکنت, Pendjikent, Panxaquent, पंजाकॅन्त, パンジケント, 판자켄트, Pendžikentas, Pendzjikent, Pandżakent, Пәнҗәкәнт, 彭吉肯特