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Namangan Province

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Location o Namangan Province in Uzbekistan

Namangan Province (Uzbek: Namangan viloyati, Roushie: Наманганская область) is a viloyat (province) o Uzbekistan, locatit in the soothren pairt o the Fergana Valley in far eastren pairt o the kintra. It is on the richt bank o Syr Darya River an borders wi Kyrgyzstan, Fergana Province an Andijan Province. It covers an aurie o 7,900 km2. The population is estimatit tae be aroond 1,970,000, wi ower 62% o the population livin in rural auries.

Namangan Province is dividit intae 11 admeenistrative deestricts. The caipital is the ceety o Namangan (pop est 410,000 indwallers). Ither major ceeties include Kosonsoy, Pop, Uzbekistan, Uchqo‘rg‘on, To‘raqo‘rg‘on, Chortoq, Haqqulobod an Chust.

The climate is a teepically continental climate wi extreme differences atween winter an simmer temperaturs.

Naitural resoorces include deposits o petroleum, natural gas, gowd, lead, copper, quartz an antimony. Main agricultur includes cotton, horticultur an sericultur, ainimal husbandy, includin breedin o Angora gaits for thair valuable doun hair.

Industry is primarily based on textiles, wi twa lairge silk production complexes, a non-woven fabric manufacturin plant, cotton yarn processin, an numerous smawer textile, laither an fuitwear plants. The aurie is an' a' a centre for the production o traditional Uzbek handicrafts, especially knives.

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