Provinces o Uzbekistan

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Uzbekistan is dividit intae 12 provinces (viloyatlar, singular– viloyat, viloyati in compund, e.g. Toshkent viloyati, Samarqand viloyati), 1 autonomous republic (respublika, respublikasi in compund, e.g. Qaraqalpaqstan Avtonom Respublikasi, Karakalpakstan Autonomous Republic), an 1 independent ceety (shahar or shahri in compounds, e.g. Toshkent shahri, Tashkent ceety). Names are given belaw in the Uzbek leid, although numerous variations o the transliterations o each name exist. The statistics for Toshkent Viloyati (Tashkent Province) an aa include the statistics for Toshkent Shahri (Tashkent Ceety).

The provinces in turn are dividit intae 160 destricts (tumanlar, singular tuman).

Poleetical Map o Uzbekistan
Diveesion Caipital Ceety Aurie
(km²)
Population (2008)[1] Key
Andijon Viloyati Andijon 4,200 2,477,900 2
Buxoro Viloyati Buxoro (Bukhara) 39,400 1,576,800 3
Farg'ona Viloyati Farg'ona (Fergana)  6,800 2,997,400 4
Jizzax Viloyati Jizzax 20,500 1,090,900 5
Xorazm Viloyati Urganch 6,300  1,517,600 13
Namangan Viloyati Namangan 7,900 2,196,200 6
Navoiy Viloyati Navoiy 110,800 834,100 7
Qashqadaryo Viloyati Qarshi 28,400 2,537,600 8
Qaraqalpaqstan Respublikasi Nukus 160,000 1,612,300 14
Samarqand Viloyati Samarkand 16,400  3,032,000 9
Sirdaryo Viloyati Guliston 5,100 698,100 10
Surxondaryo Viloyati Termiz 20,800 2,012,600 11
Toshkent Viloyati Toshkent (Tashkent) 15,300  2,537,500 12
Toshkent Shahri Toshkent (Tashkent) 335 2,192,700 1

Enclaves an exclaves[eedit | eedit soorce]

There are fower Uzbek Exclaves, aw o them surroondit bi Kyrgyz territory in the Fergana Valley region whaur Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan an Uzbekistan meet. Twa o them are the touns o: Sokh, aurie o 325 km² (125 sq mi) wi a population o 42,800 in 1993 (although some estimates go as heich as 70,000) (99% are Tajiks an the remainder Uzbeks [1]); an Shohimardon, aurie o 90 km² (35 sq mi) wi a population o 5,100 in 1993 (91% are Uzbeks an the remainder Kyrgyz). The ither twa are the tiny territories o Chong-Kara (or Kalacha), roughly 3 km (1.9 mi) loang bi 1 km (0.6 mi) wide, an Dzhangail, a dot o land barely 2 or 3 km (1.5 mi) athort. Chong-Kara is on the Sokh river, atween the Uzbek border an the Sokh exclave.

Uzbekistan haes a Tajikistan enclave, the veelage o Sarvan, which includes a narrae, lang strip o land aboot 15 km (9 mi) lang bi 1 km (0.6 mi) wide, alangside the road frae Angren tae Kokand. Last but no least, there is a tiny Kyrgyzstan enclave, the veelage o Barak (population 627), atween the touns o Margilan an Fergana.

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