Kayrakkum Reservoir, Khujand

4.5
#2 of 9 in Parks in Sughd Province
Built in the 1950s to control river runoff and aid hydroelectric generation, Kayrakkum Reservoir now serves as a popular vacation destination for locals and tourists alike. Often referred to as the "Tajik Sea," this vast lake has created its own ecosystem and now teems with numerous fish species and aquatic plants. The reservoir also acts as an important stopover point for migratory birds, making it a classified Important Bird Area. Along the lake's shore you'll find an abundance of children's camps and spots for swimming, fishing, and camping. Put Kayrakkum Reservoir into our Khujand driving holiday planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Khujand.
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  • About 25 km from Khujand is the Kairakkum Reservoir, its second name, which is more popular than the first "Tajik Sea". It is impressive in size: 55 km long, 20 km wide, and the maximum depth reaches 25 meters. It was created in the 1950s by blocking the syr darya riverbed during the construction of the famous hydroelectric power plant "Friendship of the Peoples." The River Syr Darya, flowing down from the mountains, fills ...
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  • lakeside landscaped, tourist catch, if you want to have fun between man it's a good place, cleanness ?tour by boat hit cur couillon
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