Tashkent Province

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Tashkent Province
Toshkent viloyati
Тошкент вилояти
Province
Kintra Uzbekistan
Caipital Tashkent
Area 15,300 km2 (5,907 sq mi)
Population 4,450,000 (2005)
Density 291 / km2 (754 / sq mi)
ISO 3166-2 UZ-TO

Toshkent Province (Uzbek: Toshkent viloyati, Тошкент вилояти) is a viloyat (province) o Uzbekistan, locatit in the northeastren pairt o the kintra, atween the Syr Darya River an the Tien Shan Muntains. It borders wi Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Sirdaryo Province an Namangan Province. It covers an aurie o 15,300 km². The population is estimatit tae be aroond 4,450,000.

Toshkent Province is dividit intae 15 administrative districts. The caipital is Toshkent (Tashkent) (pop est 2,000,000 inhabitants), which is an aa the caipital o the kintra, an is governed separately frae the province as an independent ceety. Ither major ceeties include Angren, Olmaliq, Ohangaron, Bekobod, Chirchiq, G‘azalkent, Keles, Parkent, To‘ytepa, Yangiobod an Yangiyo‘l,

The climate is a typically continental climate wi mild wet winters an hot dry simmers.

Natural resources include copper, broun coal, molybdenum, zinc, gold, silver, rare earths, natural gas, petroleum, sulfur, [table salt], limestone, an granite.

Toshkent Province is the maist economically developed in the kintra. Industry includes energy production, minin, metallurgy, fertilizers, chemicals, electronics, textiles, cotton purification, fuid processin an fuitwear.

Toshkent Province an aa haes a heichlie developed agricultural industry, based primarily on irrigation. The main crops are cotton an hemp, but cereals, melons an gourds, fruit an vegetables an citrus fruits are increasin. Livestock is an aa important.

The province haes a well-developed transportation infrastructure, wi ower 360 km o railways an 3771 km o surfaced roads. Tashkent haes a lairge internaitional airport, which is the main air gateway tae the kintra.

Chatkal Naitional Pairk, wi bonnie muntains an forests, is locatit athin Toshkent Province.

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