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Kulob (Tajik: Кӯлоб, Kûlob/Kūloв), an aa Kulab or Kulyab (Roushie: Куляб), is a ceety in Kulob district, Khatlon Province, Tajikistan. Locatit 203 km sooth-east o the caipital Dushanbe on the Yakhsu River (a right tributary o Panj), it is ane o the lairgest ceeties in the kinntra (pop. 100,000 in 2006).

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Marriage Registry Department in Kulob

Pairt o the Khanate o Bukhara syne the 16t century (the Emirate o Bukhara syne the 18t century), the ceety changed its name frae Khatlon tae Kulob in 1750.[1] In 1921, efter the faw o the Bukhara Emirate, Soviet rule wis established in Kulob an the ceety became an industrial center during the Soviet era.

In September 2006 Kulob celebratit its 2700t anniversary.[2][3] Shabnam Soraya sang a tribute tae the ceety at the celebrations.[4] Kay-Khotloni last keeng o the Khotlon wis on military servis o Amir Timyr during Afghanistan companies.

Notable fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kulob is the birthplace o the current Preses o Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, Canadian media entrepreneur Moses Znaimer, an popular Tajik singers Manija Davlatova an Shabnam Soraya.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 37°54′33″N 69°46′55″E / 37.90917°N 69.78194°E / 37.90917; 69.78194 The main tie atween Hamedan an Kulob is bacause of MirSayyidAliHamadani a famous sufi scholar an poet, who wis born in Hamedan an is buried in Kulob.[5]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Name change from Khatlon to Kulob, 1750". Archived frae the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2010.
  2. "Kulyab 2700 years" celebrations.
  3. Kulyab's 2700th anniversary.
  4. A tribute tae Kulob sung bi Shabnam Soraya on YouTube
  5. A depiction of Hamadani's tomb in Kulob on a Tajik banknote.

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