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.

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2 Corinthians 12:9