Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Karategin, a mountainous district of Upper Bokhara, watered by a stream of that same name, a tributary of the Oxus, is at the western base of the Pamirs about 120 miles south of Khokand. Fruit and corn are grown by the Tajiks, whose Khans were independent until 1868.

“A gracious heart is contented by the melting of his will and desires into God's will and desires.”
–Jeremiah Burroughs, The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment