Pamirs


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Pamirs

(pəˈmɪəz)
pl n
(Placename) the Pamirs a mountainous area of central Asia, mainly in Tajikistan and partly in Kyrgyzstan, extending into China and Afghanistan: consists of a complex of high ranges, from which the Tian Shan projects to the north, the Kunlun and Karakoram to the east, and the Hindu Kush to the west; Ismoil Somoni (formerly Communism Peak) is situated in the Tajik Pamirs. Highest peak: Kongur Shan, 7719 m (25 326 ft). Also known as: the Pamir

Pa•mirs

(pɑˈmɪərz)

n.pl.
the, a mountainous region in central Asia, largely in Tadzhikistan, where the Hindu Kush, Tien Shan, Kunlun, and Karakoram mountain ranges converge: highest peaks ab. 25,000 ft. (7600 m).
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Two families of the ethnic Kyrgyz, who arrived from the Small Pamirs, are undergoing medical examination in Kochkor district of Naryn region, Turmush reports.
It has a unique location and serves as a confluence for some of the world's highest mountain ranges - the Pamirs, the Karakoram and the Hindukush.
Migration Minister visits ethnic Kyrgyz living in Pamirs of Afghanistan
8 point occurred in the eastern Pamirs near the Tajik-Chinese border on Thursday morning, Itar-Tass learnt at the Geophysical Service of the National Academy of Sciences.
O The Pamirs Eco-Cultural Tourism Association (PECTA) is also working hard to develop tourism through its members in Pamir mountain region.
They had been exploring the remote Pamirs region of the country, which borders Afghanistan.
He's living among Neanderthal hippies who have found the best piece of real estate in the Pamirs, a cozy spot with a subtropical microclimate.
During the 1917 rebellion (Urkun), they had to mover to the Small and Large Pamirs in Afghanistan.
Ethnic Kyrgyz from the Pamirs live today in 271 so-called kibits, Minister of Labor, Migration and Youth Aliyasbek Alymkulov said on November 27 at a press conference in Bishkek upon visit of the Government's delegation to the area.
The High Pamirs, which occupy 45 per cent of Tajikistan but contain only three per cent of the country's seven million people, are among the world's least visited mountains--a state of affairs we find completely understandable as we ride into our windy campsite at nightfall with temperatures rapidly plunging below zero.
The delegation of Ton district of Issyk-Kul region visited the ethnic Kyrgyz from the Pamirs, who now live in Kulanak village of Naryn region, Turmush reports.