Fergana Province

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Fergana Province (Uzbek: Farg‘ona viloyati, Roushie: Ферганский вилоят‎) is a viloyat (province) o Uzbekistan, locatit in the soothren pairt o the Fergana Valley in the far east o the kintra. It borders the Namangan an Andijan Provinces o Uzbekistan, as well as Kyrgyzstan an Tajikistan. It covers an aurie o 6,800 km2. The population is estimatit tae be aroond 2,597,000, wi ower 71% o the population livin in rural auries.

Fergana Province is dividit intae 15 admeenistrative destricts. The caipital is the ceety o Fergana, wi an estimatit 214,000 inhabitants. Ither major ceeties include Besharik, Khamza, Kokand, Kuva, Kuvasay, Margilan an Rishdan.

Fergana Province haes a typically continental climate wi extreme differences atween winter an simmer temperaturs.

Agriculture is the main economy activity of Fergana Province, primarily irrigated cotton, sericulture, horticulture, and wine. Animal husbandry concentrates on meat and milk production.

Natural resources include deposits o petroleum, ceramic clays, an construction materials.

Industry is primarily based on ile refinin, fertilizer an chemical production, textile an silk weavin, licht industry, clothin an ceramics. The aurie is a center for the production o traditional Uzbek handicrafts, especially pottery an aw.

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