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Dushanbe (Tajikistan)

LC control no.n 81008351
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Geographic headingDushanbe (Tajikistan)
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Geographic subdivision usageTajikistan--Dushanbe
Variant(s)Dushanbe (Tajik S.S.R.)
Douchanbé (Tajikistan)
Dushchanbe (Tajikistan)
Душанбе (Tajikistan)
دوشنبه (Tajikistan)
Dūshanbah (Tajikistan)
See alsoStalinabad (Tajik S.S.R.)
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Beginning date1961
Associated countryTajikistan Tajik S.S.R.
Special noteNon-Latin script references not evaluated.
Found inRegional imperatives in utilization and management ... 1987: p. vii (Dushambe, USSR)
CIA The world factbook website, August 12, 2015 (under Tajikistan: capital: Dushanbe; geographic coordinates: 38 33 N, 68 46 E)
Wikipedia, August 12, 2015 (Dushanbe (Tajik: Душанбе = Dushanbe) (Persian: دوشنبه = Dūshanbah) is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan; Until 1929, the city was known in Russian as Dyushambe (Russian: Дюшамбе = Di︠u︡shambe), and from 1929 to 1961 as Stalinabad (Tajik: Сталинобод = Stalinobod); 38°32ʹ12ʺN 68°46ʹ48ʺE)
GEOnet names server, August 12, 2015 (Dushanbe (approved); Душанбе (non-roman script); variants: Djuschambe; Dushambe; Dyushambe; Jushambe; Stalinabad; capital of a political entity; Tajikistan, first order administrative division: Dushanbe; 38°33ʹ36ʺN, 068°46ʹ26ʺE (38.56, 68.773889))
The Columbia gazetteer of the world, 1998 (Stalinabad, Tajikistan: see Dushanbe; Dushanbe, city, W. Tajikistan, capital of Tajikistan; 38°33ʹN 68°48ʹE. Formerly called Stalinabad (1929-1961))
The Columbia Lippincott gazetteer of the world, 1952 (Dyushambe, Tadzhik SSR: see Stalinabad; Stalinabad, city, capital of Tadzhik SSR; 38°35ʹN 68°47ʹE. Developed (after 1929) as a new city, on site of old Tadzhik village of Dyushambe)
Merriam-Webster's geographical dictionary, 1997 (Dushanbe; until 1929 Dushambe or Dyushambe; from 1929 to 1961 Stalinabad)
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