Obigarm

Obigarm

 

a balneological resort in Tadzhik SSR. Obigarm is located 100 km northeast of Dushanbe at elevations of 1,228–1,365 m. Summer is very warm, with an average July temperature of 24°C, and winter is mild, with an average January temperature of –6°C. Annual precipitation totals 820 mm. Treatment at Obigarm makes use of mineral springs and thermal, siliceous, sulfate-chloride, sodium-calcium waters for baths. Peat mud is also used. The chemical composition of the water from one of the springs is

Treatment is provided for patients with diseases of the musculoskeletal system, gynecological disorders, and diseases of the nervous system. Obigarm has a sanatorium and facilities for baths.

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Afghan officers from different border detachments attended the training course in the mountainous area of Khoja Obigarm, some 50 kilometres north of Dushanbe and more than 2,000 metres above sea level.
Government forces launched an offensive into Karategin in January, advancing as far as Obigarm, a town about 80km northeast of Dushanbe.
Behind her, a dozen opposition guerrillas dressed in homemade white camouflage suits were trekking up the road from Obigarm.