Iavan

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Iavan

 

an urban-type settlement and administrative center of lavan Raion, Kurgan-Tiube Oblast, Tadzhik SSR. lavan is situated on the Iavansu River (Vaksh River basin), 59 km southeast of Dushanbe. A thermal electric power plant is located in the settlement, and construction on an electrochemical plant was begun in 1978.

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