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Vakhsh River

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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. [1]

52 relations: Afghanistan, Amu Darya, Aral Sea, Asian Development Bank, Baipaza Dam, Caspian tiger, Central Asia, Confluence, Cotton, Dam, Dissolution of the Soviet Union, Dushanbe, Earthquake, Eutrophication, Evacuation in the Soviet Union, Fedchenko Glacier, Financial crisis of 2007–2008, Glacier, Golovnaya Dam, Groundwater, Hydroelectricity, International Crisis Group, Kyrgyzstan, Landslide, Landslide dam, Main stem, Muksu River, Nurek Dam, Orchard, Oxfam, Pamir Mountains, Panj River, Per capita, Planned economy, Reservoir, Rogun Dam, Rusal, Sangtuda 1 Hydroelectric Power Plant, Snowmelt, Soviet Union, Tajik Aluminium Company, Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic, Tajikistan, Tigrovaya Balka Nature Reserve, Tributary, Turkmenistan, Tursunzoda, United Nations, Uzbekistan, Vineyard, ..., Vladimir Lenin, World War II. Expand index (2 more) »


Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

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Amu Darya

The Amu Darya, also called the Amu or Amo River, and historically known by its Latin name Oxus, is a major river in Central Asia.

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Aral Sea

The Aral Sea was an endorheic lake (one with no outflow) lying between Kazakhstan (Aktobe and Kyzylorda Regions) in the north and Uzbekistan (Karakalpakstan autonomous region) in the south.

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Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in the city of Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.

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Baipaza Dam

The Baipaza Dam is a concrete face rock-fill dam on the Vakhsh River about southeast of Yovon in Khatlon Province, Tajikistan.

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Caspian tiger

The Caspian tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is an extinct tiger population.

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Central Asia

Central Asia stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north.

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In geography, a confluence (also: conflux) occurs where two or more flowing bodies of water join together to form a single channel.

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Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae.

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A dam is a barrier that stops or restricts the flow of water or underground streams.

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Dissolution of the Soviet Union

The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on December 26, 1991, officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Soviet Union.

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

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An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.

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Eutrophication (from Greek eutrophos, "well-nourished"), or hypertrophication, is when a body of water becomes overly enriched with minerals and nutrients that induce excessive growth of plants and algae.

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Evacuation in the Soviet Union

Evacuation in the Soviet Union was the mass migration of western Soviet citizens and its industries eastward as a result of Operation Barbarossa, the German military invasion of June 1941.in 1941-1942 17 million of people are evacuated from this total 59% were Russian and 20% were Jews and over 1,500 large factories 550 of them only from ukraine were moved by rail to areas in the middle or eastern part of the country by the end of 1941.

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Fedchenko Glacier

The Fedchenko Glacier (Ледник Федченко) is a large glacier in the Yazgulem Range, Pamir Mountains, of north-central Gorno-Badakhshan province, Tajikistan.

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Financial crisis of 2007–2008

The financial crisis of 2007–2008, also known as the global financial crisis and the 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.

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A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.

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Golovnaya Dam

The Golovnaya Dam is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Vakhsh River just east of Sarband in Khatlon Province, Tajikistan.

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Groundwater is the water present beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations.

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Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.

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International Crisis Group

The International Crisis Group (ICG; also simply known as the Crisis Group) is a transnational non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 1995 that carries out field research on violent conflict and advances policies to prevent, mitigate or resolve conflict.

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The Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyz Respublikasy; r; Қирғиз Республикаси.), or simply Kyrgyzstan, and also known as Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan; r), is a sovereign state in Central Asia.

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The term landslide or, less frequently, landslip, refers to several forms of mass wasting that include a wide range of ground movements, such as rockfalls, deep-seated slope failures, mudflows and debris flows.

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Landslide dam

A landslide dam or barrier lake is a natural damming of a river by some kind of landslides, such as debris flows and rock avalanches, or by volcanic eruptions.

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Main stem

In hydrology, a main stem (or trunk) is "the primary downstream segment of a river, as contrasted to its tributaries".

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Muksu River

The Muksu River is a west-flowing river in north-central Gorno-Badakhshan province, Tajikistan.

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Nurek Dam

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.

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An orchard is an intentional planting of trees or shrubs that is maintained for food production.

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Oxfam is a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty, founded in 1942 and led by Oxfam International.

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Pamir Mountains

The Pamir Mountains, or the Pamirs, are a mountain range in Central Asia at the junction of the Himalayas with the Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, Hindu Kush, Suleman and Hindu Raj ranges.

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Panj River

The Panj River (د پنج سیند) (Панҷ, پنج), also known as Pyandzh River or Pyanj River (derived from its Russian name "Пяндж"), is a tributary of the Amu Darya.

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Per capita

Per capita is a Latin prepositional phrase: per (preposition, taking the accusative case, meaning "by means of") and capita (accusative plural of the noun caput, "head").

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Planned economy

A planned economy is a type of economic system where investment and the allocation of capital goods take place according to economy-wide economic and production plans.

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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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United Company RUSAL (OK RUSAL) is the world's second largest aluminium company by primary production output (as of 2016).

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Sangtuda 1 Hydroelectric Power Plant

Sangtuda 1 Hydroelectric Power Plant is a hydroelectric power plant, located on the Vakhsh River in Tajikistan.

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In hydrology, snowmelt is surface runoff produced from melting snow.

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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 Aluminium Company

The Tajik Aluminium Company (Ширкати Алюминийи Тоҷик; Таджикская алюминиевая компания), abbreviated as TALCO (Tajik/Russian: ТАЛКО) headquartered in Tursunzoda, Tajikistan, runs the largest aluminium manufacturing plant in Central Asia, and is Tajikistan's chief industrial asset.

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Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic

The Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic, also commonly known as Soviet Tajikistan and Tajik SSR, was one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union which existed from 1929 to 1991 located in Central Asia.

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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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Tigrovaya Balka Nature Reserve

Tigrovaya Balka Nature Reserve is in Tajikistan close to the Afghan border where the Vakhsh River and the Panj River join to form the Amu Darya.

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A tributary or affluent is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or main stem (or parent) river or a lake.

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Turkmenistan (or; Türkmenistan), (formerly known as Turkmenia) is a sovereign state in Central Asia, bordered by Kazakhstan to the northwest, Uzbekistan to the north and east, Afghanistan to the southeast, Iran to the south and southwest, and the Caspian Sea to the west.

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Tursunzoda (Турсунзода, also Tursunzade from Russian spelling) is a city in western Tajikistan, known for its aluminium smelting plant TadAZ.

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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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Uzbekistan, officially also the Republic of Uzbekistan (Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi), is a doubly landlocked Central Asian Sovereign state.

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A vineyard is a plantation of grape-bearing vines, grown mainly for winemaking, but also raisins, table grapes and non-alcoholic grape juice.

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Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known by the alias Lenin (22 April 1870According to the new style calendar (modern Gregorian), Lenin was born on 22 April 1870. According to the old style (Old Julian) calendar used in the Russian Empire at the time, it was 10 April 1870. Russia converted from the old to the new style calendar in 1918, under Lenin's administration. – 21 January 1924), was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Kyzyl Suu River, Kyzyl-Suu River, Surkhob, Surkhob River, Surkhob valley, Vakhsh River Valley, Wakhsh River.


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

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