Qashqadaryo Province

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Location o Qashqadaryo Province in Uzbekistan

Qashqadaryo Province (Uzbek: Qashqadaryo viloyati, Қашқадарё вилояти, Tajik: вилояти Кешкруд / viloyati Keshkrud), (auld spellin Kashkadarya Province) is a viloyat (province) o Uzbekistan, locatit in the soothren pairt o the kintra in the basin o the Qashqadaryo River an the wastren slopes o the Pamir Muntains. It borders wi Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Samarkand Province, Buxoro Province an Surxondaryo Province. It covers an aurie o 28,400 km². The population is estimatit tae be aroond 2,067,000 (2007),[1] wi some 73% livin in rural auries.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The provincial caipital is Karshi (Qarshi) (pop est 177,000 inhabitants). Ither major touns include Beshkent, Chiroqchi (Chirakchi), Dehkanabad (Dehqonobod), Guzar (G‘uzor), Kitob, Koson, Myrishkor, Muborak, Kamashi (Qamashi), Shahrisabz, Shurbazar, Tollimarjon (Talimardzhan), an Yakkabog.

Destricts o Kashkadarya Province

Qashqadaryo Province is currently dividit intae thirteen admeenistrative destricts.[2]

Destrict name Destrict caipital
1 Chiroqchi Destrict Chiroqchi (Chirakchi)
2 Dehkanabad Destrict Karashina
3 Guzar Destrict Guzar (G‘uzor)
4 Kamashi Destrict Kamashi
5 Karshi Destrict Beshkent
6 Kasby Destrict Muglan
7 Kitob Destrict Kitab
8 Koson Destrict Koson
9 Myrishkor Destrict Yangi Mirishkor
10 Muborak Destrict Muborak
11 Nishon Destrict Yangi-Nishon
12 Shakhrisabz Destrict Shakhrisabz
13 Yakkabog Destrict Yakkabog

Laitinization o destrict names is in accordance wi the offeecial Uzbekistan governmental wabsteid.[2]

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The climate is a typically arid continental climate an pairtly semi-tropical.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Natural resources include significant petroleum an natural gas reserves, wi the Mubarekh Oil and Gas Processing Plant as the region’s lairgest industry. Ither industry includes wool processin, textiles, licht industry, fuid processin an construction materials. Major agricultural activities include cotton, various crops an livestock. The irrigation infrastructur is vera well developed wi the lairge Tollimarjon reservoir as a reliable water source.

The province haes a well-developed transport infrastructur, wi ower 350 km o railways an 4000 km o surfaced roads.

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety o Shahrisabz, the birthplace o Amir Timur, is the main tourist attraction in the province.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "География Узбекистана" ("Geography Uzbekistan"), Geosite, in Roushie, accessed 6 June 2009
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Kashkadarya regional administration (Viloyat)", on the offeecial wabsteid o the Uzbekistan govrenment]