Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region (GBAO)

Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region is an autonomous region in the east of Tajikistan. Located in the Pamir Mountains, it makes up 45% of the land area of the country but only 3% of the population.

The Tajik name Kūhistoni Badakhshon, now the official name of the region, expresses the meaning Mountainous Region of Badakhshan, which is equivalent to Gorno-Badakhshan, a standard construction derived from Gornîy Badakhšan in Russian.

Formation Date 1500
Conflict Name Initiation Year Termination Year Total Killed Total Casuality
Tajikistan Civil War 1992-1994 1992 1994 125000 unknown