ⓘ Gissar Range

Gissar Range

ⓘ Gissar Range

Hissor Range is a mountain range in Central Asia, in the western part of the Pamir-Alay system, stretching over 200 km in the general east-west direction across the territory of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.


1. Geography

The Hissor Range lies south of the Zarafshon Range, extending north of Dushanbe through Tajikistans Hissar District of the Districts of Republican Subordination and reaching Uzbekistan at the north tip of Surkhandarya Province. The highest point in the Hissar Range at 4.643 meters 15.233 ft is located in Uzbekistan on the border with Tajikistan, just north-west of Dushanbe. Formerly known as Peak of the 22nd Congress of the Communist Party, the Khazret Sultan is also the highest point in all Uzbekistan. The Gissar Range is composed of crystalline rocks, schist, and sandstone, punctured by granite intrusions.


Hissor Valley, which encompasses the Shirkent National Park is a 3.000-hectare 7.400-acre reserve, which is expected to be expanded to some 30.000 ha 74.000 acres in the coming years, has an unusually high concentration of sites of historical and scientific interest.

  • located in Tajikistan s Sughd Province between the Zarafshan Range to the north and the Gissar Range to the south. In the east - west direction they extend from
  • Diakhandara Glacier is a glacier situated on the south slope of the Gissar Range in the Pamir Mountains of northern Tajikistan, situated at where the
  • Ordzhonikidze. It extends east of Dushanbe along the southern slopes of the Gissar Range bordering on Varzob District from the west and Rasht District from the
  • Shirkent National Park and flows down the south slopes of the Gissar Range mountain range Large seismic landslides occur in the river basin and it also
  • 544 m Zarafshan Range including Fann Mountains 5, 489 m Gissar Range 4, 643 m Koytendag Range 3, 139 m M. Shahgedanova, The physical geography of northern
  • Pamirs, Turan, Gissar Range Athamanthia sogdiana Zhdanko, 1990 southern Turkmenistan Badhyz State Nature Reserve southern Gissar Range Athamanthia churkini
  • the Zarafshan Range and the Gissar Range are connected by the Fann Mountains, which is the highest part of both ranges The Zarafshan Range is crossed in
  • altitude of 4, 643 m in Surkhandarya Province, in the Uzbek part of the Gissar Range on the border with Tajikistan, which was formerly known as Peak of the
  • Gorge is the gorge of the Kondara River in the southern spurs of the Gissar Range north of Dushanbe in the Varzob District, one of the Districts of Republican

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