Khojent


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Khojent

(Russian xadˈʒɛnt) or

Khodzhent

;

Khujand

(Russian xuˈʃænd)
n
(Placename) a town in Tajikistan on the Syr Darya River: one of the oldest towns in central Asia; textile industries. Pop: 146 000 (2005 est). Former name (1936–91): Leninabad
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(5) For instance, the much-invoked new irrigation works in the Hungry Steppe (along the Syr Darya between Djizakh and Khojent) advanced very slowly, and even in 1914 the additional irrigated surface they created (which was not all under cotton) amounted to 3.6 percent of the total cotton acreage in Turkestan, excluding Transcaspia.
And, luckily for the Iranians, the US constructed a bridge over the Amu Darya that fits in nicely with the Chabahar to Khojent route.
The humanitarian aid from Tajikistan has been dispatched to the Republic of Tajikistan as earlier ordered by President Bakiev, the Kyrgyz Ministry of Emergency Situations said on Tuesday.The humanitarian aid includes 1,000 asbestos cement boards, 3 powerful transformer substations, 4 tons of reinforcement bars to the value of around 5 million soms.The humanitarian aid was shipped to the town of Khojent of Suhgd region of Tajikistan.Long and heavy showers in various parts of Tajikistan caused floods, mudslides that resulted in loss of human lives and above US$100 million damage for the national economy.