Dushanbe

Dushanbe capital of Tajikistan, from Tajik dushanbe "Monday" (a compound of du "two" + Shanbe "Saturday," lit. "Sabbath;" thus "two days after Saturday"); so called in ref. to a regular Monday market there. Known from 1929-1961 as Stalinabad.

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  • Dushanbe — View across the city …   Wikipedia

  • Dushanbe — (Душанбе), cuya población está compuesta por más de 536.000 personas (datos del censo del año 2000), es la capital de Tayikistán. El nombre proviene de la palabra tayika para referirse al lunes (du dos + shamba o shanbe día , lit. día dos ),… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Dushanbe — the capital city of ↑Tajikistan …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Dushanbe — → Dusambé …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • Dushanbe — [do͞o shän′be] capital of Tajikistan, in the W part: pop. 552,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Dushanbe — Duschanbe Душанбе …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Dushanbe — Original name in latin Dushanbe Name in other language DYU, Djuschambe, Doesjanbe, Douchanbe, Douchanb Dusanbe, Dusanbeo, Duschanbe, Dushambe, Dushanbe, Dusjanbe, Duszanbe, Duanbeo, Duanbe, Duanbe, Duanb Duhanbe, Dyushambe, Dnb Jushambe,… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Dushanbe — 1 Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Dushanbe Country and Admin Code TJ.7280679 TJ 2 Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Dushanbe Country and Admin Code TJ.00.1221873 TJ …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Dushanbe — /dooh shahn beuh, shahm , dyooh /; Russ. /dooh shun bye /, n. a city in and the capital of Tadzhikistan, in the SW Russian Federation in Asia, SW of Tashkent. 493,000. Formerly, Dyushambe (before 1929), Stalinabad (1929 61). * * * formerly (until …   Universalium

  • Dushanbe — or formerly Stalinabad geographical name city capital of Tajikistan population 595,000 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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