Provinces of Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan has 12 regions (provinces) and Republic of Karakalpakistan, bordered by Kazakhstan in the north, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the east, Turkmenistan in the west and Afghanistan in the south.
The Province of Andijan is situated in the easternmost part of the country. It borders with Namangan province. In the north and in the northwest, with the Republic of Kyrgyzstan - in the east, with Ferghana province - in the south and in the southwest. The climate is typically continental with extreme variations between winter and summer temperatures.
Republic of Karakalpakistan
Administrative center: Andijan (359,500 inhabitants)
Area: 4,3 square kilometers
Population: 2,409,800 and the average density is 560 people per square kilometer
Automobile codes: 60
The Province is divided into 14 administrative districts: Andijan, Asaka, Balykchi, Bulokboshi, Buz, Jalalkuduk, Izboskan, Markhamat, Oltynkul, Pakhtaobod, Ulugnor, Khuzhaobod, Shakhrikhon, Kurgontepa.
Multiple deposits of oil, ozokerite and lime represent the mineral resources of the Province.
There are presently 85 joint ventures registered here. Foreign trade turnover totaled US $1.164 billion in 1997.
Andijan Regional Khokymiyat
Address: 170120, Andijan, 239, Abdurauf Fitrat str.
Tel.: (+998-74) 222-25-82, 222-25-13
Fax: (+998-74) 222-19-32
The Bukhara province is situated in the western central part of Uzbekistan. It borders with Navoi province in the north and in the east, with Kashkadarya province - in the southeast, with the Republic of Turkmenistan - in the south, and with Khorezm province and Karakalpakstan - in the west. The Kizil-Kum Desert takes up a large portion of its territory. The climate is characteristically continental and arid.
Administrative center: Bukhara (population 270,600)
Area: 40,32 square kilometers
Population: 1,545,100, about 68% of whom live in the rural areas, while the other 32% live in urban centers
Automobile codes: 80
The Province is divided into 11 administrative districts: Bukhara, Vobkent, Zhondor, Kogon, Olot, Peshku, Romitan, Shofirkon, Korovulbozor, Korakul, Gizhduvon.
Bukhara Regional Khokymiyat
Address: 200118, Bukhara, 1, Ibrokhim Muminov Str.
Tel.: (+998 65) 224-41 10
Fax: (+998 65) 223-05 95
Jizzakh province is situated in the central part of Uzbekistan. It borders with the Republic of Kazakhstan in the north, with Syrdarya province - in the east, with the Republic of Tajikistan - in the south and in the southeast, with Samarkand province - in the southwest, and with Navoi province - in the west. The climate is typically continental, with dry, hot summers and mild winters.
Administrative center: Djizzak (population 139, 100)
Area: 21,400 square kilometers
Population: 1,1 million people with an average density of 108 people per square kilometer
Automobile codes: 25
The Province is divided into 11 administrative districts. Other main towns are Dustlik, Gagarin, Gallyaaral, Pakhtakor, and Mardjanbulak.
34 joint ventures have been established in the Province. The total value of their production totaled 159.9 million Sum in 1997.
The Province's economy is based on agriculture, chiefly cotton and cereal. There are tens of thousands of hectares of virgin soil, which have been studied for agricultural purposes. This land has adequate irrigation infrastructure, which has been created in the past few years.
Jizzakh Regional Khokymiyat
Address: 708000, Jizzakh, 64, Sh.Rashidov str.
Tel.: (+998-72) 226-30-90, 226-39-54
Fax: (+998-72) 226-04-84
The Province of Fergana is situated in the southern part of the Fergana Valley, bordered by Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The climate is typically continental, with mild winters and very hot summers.
Administrative center: Fergana (population 187,100)
Area: 6,760 square kilometers
Population: 2,920,300, with approximately 70.7% of the total population living in rural areas
Automobile codes: 15 - valid till 01.01.2011; 40 - valid for new automobile numbers
The Province is divided into 15 administrative districts.
Other towns are Beshkarik, Khamsa, Kokand, Kuva, Kuvasay, Margilan and Rishtan.
The Province of Kashkadarya is situated in the basin of the Kashkadarya River on the western slopes of the Pamir Alay Mountains, bordered by Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.
The climate is typically continental, arid and partly subtropical.
Administrative center: Kharshi (population 226,000)
Area: 28,600 square kilometers
Population: 2,462,200, with more than 73% living in rural areas.
Automobile codes: 18 - valid till 01.01.2011; 70 - valid for new automobile numbers
Kashkadarya is divided into 14 administrative districts. Other important towns are Shakhrisabz, Kitab, Kasan, Mubarekh, Yakkabad, Gusar, and Kamashi.
There are 14 joint ventures with foreign investment functioning in the Province.
The Province of Khorezm is situated in the northwestern part of Uzbekistan, on the lower reaches of the Amudarya River, bordered by Turkmenistan. The climate is continental, with moderately cold winters and dry hot summers.
Administrative center: Urgench (population 135, 000)
Area: 6,050 square kilometers
Population: 1,477,800, with about 80% living in the outlying areas
Automobile codes: 22 - valid till 01.01.2011; 90 - valid for new automobile numbers
The Province is divided into 10 administrative districts. Other major towns in the Province are Khiva, Shoyot, and Djuma.
The Province of Namangan is situated in the northeastern part of the Fergana Valley, on the right bank of the Syrdarya River, bordered by Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The climate is typically continental, with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters.
Administrative center: Namangan (population 418,600)
Area: 7,440 square kilometers
Population: 2,134,500, with 62.3% living in rural areas and 37.7% in towns
Automobile codes: 16 - valid till 01.01.2011; 50 - valid for new automobile numbers
The Province is divided into 11 administrative districts. Other important towns are Chartac, Kasansay, Khakolabad Pap, Uchkurgan, Turakurgan, and Chust.
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