Khorog

Khorog

 

a city (since 1932) and administrative center of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, Tadzhik SSR. Population, 14,000 (1974). Khorog is located in the southwestern Pamirs, at an elevation of 2,200 m, near the point where the Gunt River empties into the Piandzh. It is connected by highways with the cities of Dushanbe and Osh. Khorog has an airport. Industry includes meat and dairy products, reinforced-concrete structures. and clothing. Khorog has a medical school, a musical comedy theater, and a museum of local lore. The Pamir Biological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Tadzhik SSR is also located there.

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The first aid was given to the foreigner and he was taken from Khorog to Dushanbe in a company car.
The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe co-supported the Pamir Invest Forum in Khorog and Ishkashim in Tajikistans Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) on 6 and 7 August 2019.
The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe co-supported the Pamir Invest Forum in Khorog and Ishkashim in Tajikistan's Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO) on 6 and 7 August 2019.
Richter (eds) Pastoralism and rangeland management in mountain areas in the context of climate and global change; Regional workshop in Khorog and Kashgar, 14-21 July 2010.
On local airlines, regular flights are operated to Khujand and Khorog.
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The launch of the Naryn Campus was to be followed by the construction of campuses of equal size and stature in Khorog, Tajikistan (scheduled to open in 2017) and in Tekeli, Kazakhstan (expected to open in 2019).
"I'd heard that the [Afghan] embassy in Khorog [a city in Tajikistan] gave visas for $200," he said.
The project work is oriented to seven districts of Gorno-Badakhshan and Khorog city.
On July 21, 2012, a national security official, General Abdullo Nazarov, was killed near the city of Khorog, the capital of the Mountainous Badakhshan Autonomous Region in eastern Tajikistan.
Proceedings of FEL XIII, Khorog, Tajikistan, 24-26 September 2009.