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Sughd Region is one of the four administrative divisions and one of the three provinces that make up Tajikistan. Centered in the historical Sogdiana, it is located in the northwest of the country, with an area of some 25,400 square kilometers and a population of 2,132,100, up from 1,870,000 according to the 2000 census and 1,558,000 in 1989. It was founded in 1924 as part of Uzbek SSR and was become part of Tajik SSR in 1929 after efforts of Shirinsho Shotemur.
- also known as Leninabadskaya Oblast’, Viloyati Leninobod, Viloyati Sughd, Leninabadskaya Oblast', Leninabad Oblast, Leninobod, Leninabadskayaoblast
- country: Tajikistan
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