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Nurek Dam

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The Nurek Dam (Tajik: Нерӯгоҳи обии Норак, Nerūgohi obii Norak, Tajiki for Nurek Hydro-electric Station) is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan. [1]

24 relations: Agriculture, Barqi Tojik, Cement, Districts of Republican Subordination, Dushanbe, Embankment dam, Engineer, Food and Agriculture Organization, Francis turbine, Hydroelectricity, Irrigation, Khatlon Region, List of tallest dams, Nurak, Power station, Republics of the Soviet Union, Reservoir, Rogun Dam, Soviet Union, Tajik language, Tajikistan, United Nations, Vakhsh River, Watt.


Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.

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Barqi Tojik

Barqi Tojik is a national integrated power company of Tajikistan.

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A cement is a binder, a substance used for construction that sets, hardens and adheres to other materials, binding them together.

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Districts of Republican Subordination

Districts of Republican Subordination (Ноҳияҳои тобеи ҷумҳурӣ, Nohiyaho‘i tobe‘i jumhurî/Nohijahoji toвeji çumhurī; Районы республиканского подчинения, Rajony respublikanskogo podčinenija) is a region in Tajikistan, consisting of 13 districts that are directly under central rule.

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Dushanbe (Душанбе) is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan.

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Embankment dam

An embankment dam is a large artificial dam.

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Engineers, as practitioners of engineering, are people who invent, design, analyze, build, and test machines, systems, structures and materials to fulfill objectives and requirements while considering the limitations imposed by practicality, regulation, safety, and cost.

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Food and Agriculture Organization

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.

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Francis turbine

The Francis turbine is a type of water turbine that was developed by James B. Francis in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.

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Irrigation is the application of controlled amounts of water to plants at needed intervals.

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Khatlon Region

Khatlon Region (Вилояти Хатлон, Viloyati Xatlon), one of the three provinces of Tajikistan (вилоят, viloyat) is the most populous of the four first level administrative regions.

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List of tallest dams

This is a list of the tallest dams in the world over in height.

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Nurek (Норак) is a city in the Khatlon province of Tajikistan.

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Power station

A power station, also referred to as a power plant or powerhouse and sometimes generating station or generating plant, is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power.

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Republics of the Soviet Union

The Republics of the Soviet Union or the Union Republics (r) of the Soviet Union were ethnically based proto-states that were subordinated directly to the Government of the Soviet Union.

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A reservoir (from French réservoir – a "tank") is a storage space for fluids.

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Rogun Dam

Rogun Dam is an embankment dam under construction on the Vakhsh River in southern Tajikistan.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Tajik language

Tajik or Tajiki (Tajik: забо́ни тоҷикӣ́, zaboni tojikī), also called Tajiki Persian (Tajik: форси́и тоҷикӣ́, forsii tojikī), is the variety of Persian spoken in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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Tajikistan (or; Тоҷикистон), officially the Republic of Tajikistan (Ҷумҳурии Тоҷикистон, Jumhuriyi Tojikiston), is a mountainous, landlocked country in Central Asia with an estimated population of million people as of, and an area of.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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Vakhsh River

The Vakhsh (River) (translit), also known as the Surkhob (Сурхоб), in north-central Tajikistan, and the Kyzyl-Suu (translit), in Kyrgyzstan, is a Central Asian river, and one of the main rivers of Tajikistan.

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The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nurek_Dam

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