Tashkurgan

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Tashkurgan

or

Tash-Kurgan,

Afghanistan: see KhulmKhulm
, formerly Tashkurgan
or Tash-Kurgan
, town, N Afghanistan. It has extensive fruit orchards and is a market for wool and sheep with a notable covered bazaar.
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It is located on the China-Pakistan border between Baltistan, in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan, and the Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County of Xinjiang, China.
The China Earthquake Administration (CEA) said the quake occurred in the remote Taxkorgan County area of Kashgar Prefecture at a depth of 8 km (5 miles).
The quake rocked Taxkorgan County of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 05:58 a.m.
According to documents available with reporter, initially Kashgar, Taxkorgan, Khunjrab, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Sukkar, Quetta, Karachi and Gwadar will be included in the CPEC project.
He said that CPEC would connect the nodes of growth centers including significant growth centers of Kashgar, Taxkorgan, Khunjrab, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Sukkur, Quetta, Karachi, Gwadar etc and such other nodes/growth centers which may fall within the CPEC in future.
6) where females with sub adult males usually come to Qarchanai in late May for lambing and stay there till midSeptember and return to Taxkorgan (China) with lambs for wintering.
The passenger lines run from Kashi and Taxkorgan, also in southern Xinjiang, to Pakistan's Northern Gilgit and Sost Pass respectively.
1987: Status of large mammals in the Taxkorgan Reserve, Xinjiang, China.--Biological Conservation 42: 53-71.
I was in Taxkorgan along the Silk Road in China in 1981 after fleeing an uprising in Kashgar.
Taxkorgan, the 2,000-year-old stone city of the Tajiks, is thinly populated now, and the Chinese government offers incentives to live there.
He said that CPEC would connect the nodes of growth centers including significant growth centers of Kashgar, Taxkorgan, Khunjerab, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Sukkar, Quetta, Karachi, Gwadar, etc and such other nodes/growth centers which may fall within the CPEC in future.
"Significant nodes along the corridor would be Kashgar, Taxkorgan, Khunjerab, Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Sukkur, Quetta, Karachi and Gwadar etc and such other nodes/growth centers which may fall within the CPEC in future.