Category: Tajikistan

Ismoil Somoni Peak

Ismoil Somoni Peak (Қуллаи Исмоили Сомонӣ, Qulla-i Ismō‘il-i Sōmōnî, Qullaji Ismojili Somonī, قلّهٔ اسماعیل سامانی‎‎, пик Исмаила Самани) Tajikistan’s highest peak, Ismoil Somoni Peak, is named after Ismail Samani, who was an emir of the Samanid dynasty circa 900. From 1932-1962 the mountain was known as “Stalin Peak,” and from 1962-1998 it was called “Communism …

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