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Wakhi Language
Wakhi (Wakhi: /В̌aхi, ) is an Indo-European language The Indo-European languages are a language family A language family is a group of language A language is a structured system of communication Communication (from Latin ''communicare'', meaning "to share" or "to be in relation ... in the Eastern Iranian The Eastern Iranian languages are a subgroup of the Iranian languages The Iranian languages or Iranic languages are a branch of the in the that are spoken natively by the . The Iranian languages are grouped in three stages: Old Iranian (u ... branch of the language family spoken today in Wakhan District Wakhan District is one of the 28 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan Afghanistan (; Pashto/Dari language, Dari: , Pashto: , Dari: ), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossro ..., northern Afghanistan Afghanistan (; Pashto Pashto (,; / , ), sometimes spel ...
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Afghanistan
Afghanistan (; Pashto Pashto (,; / , ), sometimes spelled Pukhto or Pakhto, is an Eastern Iranian language The Eastern Iranian languages are a subgroup of the Iranian languages The Iranian or Iranic languages are a branch of the Indo-Iranian languages in .../Dari Dari (, , ), or Dari Persian (, ), is a political term used for the various dialects of the Persian language Persian (), also known by its endonym An endonym (from Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Gr ...: , Pashto: , Dari: ), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country A landlocked country is a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is often referred to as the land of an individual's birth, residence or citizenship. A country may be an independent sovereign s ... at the crossroads of Central Central is an adjective usually referring to being in the center (disambiguat ...
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Language Area
A sprachbund (, lit. "language federation"), also known as a linguistic area, area of linguistic convergence, diffusion area or language crossroads, is a group of language A language is a structured system of communication Communication (from Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic languages, Italic branch of the Indo-European languages. Latin was originally spoken in the ...s that share areal feature In linguistics Linguistics is the science, scientific study of language. It encompasses the analysis of every aspect of language, as well as the methods for studying and modeling them. The traditional areas of linguistic analysis include ...s resulting from geographical proximity and language contact. The languages may be genetic relatedness of languages, genetically unrelated, or only distantly related, but the sprachbund characteristics might give a false appearance of relatedness. A grouping of languages that share feature ...
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Turkey
Turkey ( tr, Türkiye ), officially the Republic of Turkey, is a country located mainly on Anatolia Anatolia,, tr, Anadolu Yarımadası), and the Anatolian plateau. also known as Asia Minor, is a large peninsula in Western Asia and the westernmost protrusion of the Asian continent. It makes up the majority of modern-day Turkey. The region ... in Western Asia Western Asia, West Asia, or Southwest Asia, is the westernmost subregion A subregion is a part of a larger region In geography, regions are areas that are broadly divided by physical characteristics ( physical geography), human impact character ..., with a small portion on the Balkans The Balkans ( ), also known as the Balkan Peninsula, are a geographic area in southeastern Europe Europe is a continent A continent is one of several large landmasses. Generally identified by convention (norm), convention rather ... in Southeast Europe Southeast Europe or Southeastern Europe () is a geo ...
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Russia
Russia ( rus, link=no, Россия, Rossiya, ), or the Russian Federation, is a country spanning Eastern Europe Eastern Europe is the eastern region of . There is no consistent definition of the precise area it covers, partly because the term has a wide range of , geographical, ethnic, cultural, and connotations. , located in Eastern Europe, is both the ... and Northern Asia North Asia or Northern Asia, also referred to as Siberia Siberia (; rus, Сибирь, r=Sibir', p=sʲɪˈbʲirʲ, a=Ru-Сибирь.ogg) is an extensive geographical region spanning much of Northern Asia. Siberia has been Russian conquest o .... It is the largest country in the world This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area. Entries in this list include, but are not limited to, those in the ISO 3166-1 ISO 3166-1 (''Codes for the representation of names of countries ..., covering over , and encompassing one-eighth of Earth's i ...
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Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County
Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County (also known as Taxkorgan County, sometimes spelled Tashkurgan, Tashkorgan and Tash Kurghan Tadzhik Autonomous Hsien) is an autonomous county Autonomous counties and autonomous banners are county-level autonomous administrative divisions of China Autonomous administrative divisions of China are specific areas associated with one or more ethnic minorities A minority group, by its ... of Kashgar Prefecture Kashgar Prefecture, also known as Kashi Prefecture, is located in southwestern Xinjiang, China, located in the Tarim Basin region (roughly the southern half of Xinjiang). It has an area of and 4,499,158 inhabitants at the 2015 census with a popul ... in Western Xinjiang Xinjiang (),, SASM/GNC: ''Xinjang''; zh, c=, p=Xīnjiāng; alternately romanized as Sinkiang officially the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR) and formerly romanized as Sinkiang, is a landlocked autonomous region An autonomous ..., China C ...
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Gorno-Badakhshan
, native_name_lang = , settlement_type = Autonomous Region An autonomous administrative division (also referred to as an autonomous area, entity, unit, region, subdivision, or territory) is a subnational administrative division Administrative division, administrative unitArticle 3(1). , country sub ... , image_skyline = Lac Karakul (754379539).jpg , image_alt = , image_caption = Lake Zorkul , flag_alt = , image_seal = , seal_alt = , image_shield = , shield_alt = , etymology = , nickname = , image_map = Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province in Tajikistan.svg , map_alt = , map_caption = Gorno-Badakhshan in Tajikistan , coordinates = , area_total_km2 = 64200 , area_rank = , population_as_of = 2019 , population_footnotes = , populati ...
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Wakhan
Wakhan, or "the Wakhan" (also spelt Vakhan; Persian Persian may refer to: * People and things from Iran, historically called ''Persia'' in the English language ** Persians, Persian people, the majority ethnic group in Iran, not to be conflated with the Iranian peoples ** Persian language, an Iranian ... and ps, واخان, ''Vâxân'' and ''Wāxān'' respectively; tg, Вахон, ''Vaxon''), is a rugged, mountainous part of the Pamir, Hindu Kush The Hindu Kush (Pashto Pashto (,; / , ), sometimes spelled Pukhto or Pakhto, is an Eastern Iranian language The Eastern Iranian languages are a subgroup of the Iranian languages The Iranian or Iranic languages are a branch of ... and Karakoram The Karakoram is a mountain range spanning the borders of China China (), officially the People's Republic of China (PRC; ), is a country in . It is the world's , with a of more than 1.4 billion. China spans five geographical and ... regions of Afghanis ...
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Broghol
Broghil, also spelled Broghol (el. 3798 m./12,460 ft), is a high mountain pass A mountain pass is a navigable route through a mountain range A mountain range is a series of mountains ranged in a line and connected by high ground. A mountain system or mountain belt is a group of mountain ranges with similarity in form, ... along the Durand Line The Durand Line ( ps, د ډیورنډ کرښه; ur, ) forms the Afghanistan–Pakistan border, a international land border Borders are boundaries of or legal s, such as s, , , and other . Borders are established through agreements betwe ... border that crosses the Hindu Kush The Hindu Kush ( Dari, Pashto Pashto (,; / , ), sometimes spelled Pukhto or Pakhto, is an Eastern Iranian language of the Indo-European family. It is known in Persian literature as Afghani (, ). The language is natively spoken ... mountain range and connects Wakhan District Wakhan District is one of the 28 districts of Ba ...
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Ishkoman
The Ishkoman ( ur, ) valley lies in the north of Ghizer DistrictGhizer District may refer to: * Ghizer District (1974–2019) * Ghizer District (2019–) {{Geodis District name disambiguation pages ... in Gilgit-Baltistan Gilgit-Baltistan (; , Balti language, Balti: རྒྱལ་སྐྱིད་ སྦལྟི་ཡུལ།), formerly known as the Northern Areas, is a region administered by Pakistan as an administrative territory, and constitutes the no ..., Pakistan Pakistan, . Pronounced variably in English as , , , and . officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It is the world's List of countries and dependencies by population, fifth-most populous country, with a popul ..., bordering Afghanistan Afghanistan (; Pashto Pashto (,; / , ), sometimes spelled Pukhto or Pakhto, is an Eastern Iranian language The Eastern Iranian languages are a subgroup of the Iranian languages The Iranian or Iranic langu ...
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Gojal
Gojal (), also called Upper Hunza, is situated in the far north of Pakistan. It borders China at the Khunjerab Pass and Afghanistan at the Chapursan valley. In 2019, Gojal Valley became the second Sub-Division within the Hunza District. It is geographically the largest Sub-Division of the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. Gojal, also known as Upper Hunza, is composed of a number of large and small valleys sharing borders with Central Hunza in the South, China in the north-east, and Afghanistan in the north-west. Aeenabad is the first village of Gojal, Upper Hunza. Except for the Shimshal, Misgar, and Chipursan valleys, all the villages of Gojal, Upper Hunza can be seen from the Karakorum Highway, Karakoram Highway (KKH), which crosses ''Gojal'', entering China at the Khunjerab Pass. The Gojal region has 20,000 Ismaili residents. History The valleys and villages of Gojal were settled over time by people from surrounding regions. Kyrgyz people, Kyrgyz nomads initially used ...
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