Navoiy Province

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Navoiy Province (Navoiy Viloyati)
Province
Kintra Uzbekistan
Caipital Navoiy
Area 110,800 km2 (42,780 sq mi)
Population 767,500 (2005)
Density 7 / km2 (18 / sq mi)
Hokim (govrenor) Erkin Turdimov
ISO 3166-2 UZ-NW
Wabsteid: 'www.navoi.gov.uz'

Navoiy Province (Uzbek: Navoiy viloyati, Навоий вилояти) is a viloyat (province) o Uzbekistan locatit in the northwast o the kintra. The Kyzyl-Kum Desert takes up a lairge portion o its territory, which is the lairgest o the provinces o Uzbekistan except for the autonomous Karakalpakstan Republic. Navoiy Province borders wi Kazakhstan, Samarkand Province, Bukhara Province an the Karakalpakstan Republic. It covers an aurie o 110,800 km2. The population is estimatit tae be aroond 767,500, wi some 60% livin in rural auries. The province is namit efter Ali-Shir Nava'i.

The climate is a typically semi-desert continental climate.

Navoiy Province haes significant natural resources, especially natural gas, petroleum, an precious metals, plus raw materials for construction. The province's economy is hivily dependent on lairge minin, metallurgical, an chemical production complexes. The Navoi an Zarafshan mines produce some o the warld's purest gowd.

Leadin agricultural products are cotton an Karakul sheep. Some 90% o the entire aurie is considered potentially rich agricultural land, if a source o watter for irrigation can be locatit.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Navoiy Province is dividit intae 8 admeenistrative destricts. The caipital is Navoiy (pop est 128,000). Ither major touns include Qiziltepa, Nurota, Uchquduq, Zarafshon, an Yangirabot.

Destricts o Navoiy
Key Destrict name Destrict caipital
1 Kanimekh Destrict Kanimekh
2 Karmana Destrict Navoiy
3 Kyzyltepa Destrict Kyzyltepa
4 Khatyrchi Destrict Yangirabad
5 Navbakhor Destrict Beshrabot
6 Nurata Destrict Nurata
7 Tamdy Destrict Tamdibulok
8 Uchkuduk Destrict Uchkuduk

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