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Bukhara Province

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Bukhara Province
Buxoro viloyati
Бухоро вилояти
Kintra Uzbekistan
Caipital Bukhara
Area 39,400 km2 (15,212 sq mi)
Population 1,543,900 (2009)
Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
ISO 3166-2 UZ-BU

Bukhara Province (Uzbek: Buxoro viloyati/Бухоро вилояти) is a viloyat (province) o Uzbekistan locatit in the soothwast o the kintra. The Kyzyl-Kum Desert taks up a lairge portion o its territory. It borders Turkmenistan, Navoiy Province, Qashqadaryo Province, a tiny bit o Xorazm Province, an the Karakalpakstan Republic. It covers an aurie o 40,300 km2. The population is estimatit at 1,525,900 (end o 2005 data), wi 71% livin in rural auries.[1]

The climate is a teepically arid continental climate.

The auld ceety o Bukhara is a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid, famous as a "livin museum" an a centre for internaitional tourism. Thare are numerous historical an airchitectural monuments in an aroond the ceety an adjacent districts.

Buxoro Province haes significant naitural resoorces, especially natural gas, petroleum, graphite, bentonite, marble, sulfur, limestone, an raw materials for construction. The maist developit industrial activities are ile refinin, cotton ginnin, textiles (includin Uzbek ikat), an ither licht industry. Traditional Uzbek crafts sic as gowd embroidery, ceramics, an engravin hae been revivit. Bukhara province is the centre o karakul sheep breedin an production o karakul pelts in Uzbekistan.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Buxoro Province is dividit intae 11 admeenistrative destricts. The caipital is Buxoro (pop. est. 241,300 at the end o 2005).[1] Ither major touns include Alat, Karakul, Galaasiya, Gazli, Gijduvan (pop. 40,600 end o 2005), Kagan (pop. 53,500, end o 2005), Romitan, Shafirkan, an Vabkent.

Destricts o Bukhara
Key Destrict name Destrict caipital
1 Alat Destrict Alat
2 Bukhara Destrict Galaasiya
3 Gijduvan Destrict Gijduvan
4 Jondor Destrict Jondor
5 Kagan Destrict Kagan
6 Karakul Destrict Qorako‘l
7 Karaulbazar Destrict Karaulbazar
8 Peshku Destrict Yangibazar
9 Romitan Destrict Romitan
10 Shafirkan Destrict Shafirkan
11 Vabkent Destrict Vabkent

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Statistical Yearbook of the Regions of Uzbekistan 2005, State Statistical Committee, Tashkent, 2006 (in Roushie).

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