Uzbekistan Geographical Information

Translation from Uzbek by Mark Dickens

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Republic of Karakalpakistan
Andijon Province
Bukhara Province
Ferghana Province
Jizzakh Province
Kashkadarya Province
Khorezm Province
Namangan Province
Navoi Province
Samarkand Province
Surkhandarya Province
Syr Darya Province
Tashkent Province
STEPS TOWARDS INDEPENDENCE

Republic of Uzbekistan (O'zbekiston Respublikasi)

Capital: Toshkent (pop. 2,137,900)

Territory: 448,900 sq. km.

Population: 24,813,100 (1996)

Date Established: October, 27, 1924 as a republic in the USSR, August 31, 1991 as an independent republic

District centres in italics indicate cities (others are towns)

Republic of Karakalpakistan (Qoraqalpog’iston Respublikasi)

Capital: Nukus (pop. 210,500)

Territory: 166,590 sq. km.

Population: 1,527,000

Date Established: Feb. 16, 1925 as an autonomous province, changed to the Republic of Karakalpakistan in 1992
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Amudaryo
Mang’it
Beruniy
Beruniy
Bo’zotov
Qozonketkan
Kegeyli
Kegeyli
Mo’ynoq
Mo’ynoq
Nukus
Oqmang’it
Taxtako’pir
Taxtako’pir
To’rtko’l
To’rtko’l
Xo’jayli
Xo’jayli
Chimboy
Chimboy
Shumanay
Shumanay
Ellakqala
Bo’ston
Qanliko’l
Qanliko’l
Qorao’zak
Qorao’zak
Qong’irot
Qong’irot

Cities that submit directly to the Karakalpakistan Republic: Beruniy, Nukus, Taxiatosh, To’rtko’l, Xo’jayli, Chimboy, Qo’ng’irot

Andijon Province (Andijon Viloyati)

Centre: Andijon (pop. 338,800)

Territory: 14,240 sq. km.

Population: 2,216,500

Date Established: March 6, 1941
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Andijon
Kuyganyor
Asaka
Asaka
Baliqchi
Baliqchi
Buloqboshi
Buloqboshi
Bo’z
Bo’z
Jalolquduq
Oxunboboyev
Izboskan
Poytug’
Marhamat
Marhamat
Oltinko’l
Oltinko’l
Paxtaobod
Paxtaobod
Ulug’nor
Oqoltin
Xo’jaobod
Xo’jaobod
Shahrixon
Shahrixon
Qo’rg’ontepa
Qo’rg’ontepa

Cities that submit directly to the province: Andijon, Asaka, Xonobod, Shahrixon, Qorasuv

Bukhara Province (Buxoro Viloyati)

Centre: Buxoro (pop. 238,500)

Territory: 40,320 sq. km.

Population: 1,437,700

Date Established: January 15, 1938
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Buxoro
Galaosiyo
Vobkent
Vobkent
Jondor
Jondor
Kogon
Kogon
Olot
Olot
Peshku
Yangibozor
Romitan
Romitan
Shofirkon
Shofirkon
Qorako’l
Qorako’l
Qorovulbozor
Qorovulbozor
G’ijduvon
G’ijduvon

Cities that submit directly to the province: Buxoro, Kogon, G’ijduvon

Ferghana Province (Farg’ona Viloyati)

Centre: Farg’ona (pop. 184,400)

Territory: 6,760 sq. km.

Population: 2,697,500

Date Established: January 15, 1938
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Bag’dod
Bag’dod
Beshariq
Beshariq
Buyvada
Yangiqo’rg’on
Dang’ara
Dang’ara
Yozyovon
Yozyovon
Oltiariq
Oltiariq
Oxunboboyev
Langar
Rishton
Rishton
So’x
Ravon
Toshloq
Toshloq
Uchko’prik
Uchko’prik
Farg’ona
Vodil
Furqat
Navbahor
O’zbekiston
Yaypan
Quva
Quva

Cities that submit directly to the province: Farg’ona, Marg’ilon, Quva, Quvasoy, Qo’qon

Jizzakh Province (Jizzax Viloyati)

Centre: Jizzax (pop. 130,800)

Territory: 21,200 sq. km.

Population: 991,500

Date Established: December 29, 1973
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Arnasoy
G’oliblar
Baxmal
Usmat
Do’stlik
Do’stlik
Jizzax
Uchtepa
Zarbdor
Zarbdor
Zafarobod
Zafarobod
Zomin
Zomin
Mirzacho’l
Gagarin
Paxtakor
Paxtakor
Forish
Yangiqishloq
Yangiobod
Balandchaqir
G’allaorol
G’allaorol

Cities that submit directly to the province: Jizzax, Dashtobod

Kashkadarya Province (Qashqadaryo Viloyati)

Centre: Qarshi (pop. 203,600)

Territory: 28,570 sq. km.

Population: 2,212,500

Date Established: January 20, 1943
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Bohoriston
Pomuq
Dehqonobod
Karashina
Kasbi
Mug’lon
Kitob
Kitob
Koson
Koson
Muborak
Muborak
Nishon
Yangi Nishon
Usmon Yusupov
Yangi Mirishkor
Chiroqchi
Chiroqchi
Shahrisabz
Shahrisabz
Yakkabog’
Yakkabog’
Qamashi
Qamashi
Qarshi
Beshkent
G’uzor
G’uzor

Cities that submit directly to the province: Qarshi, Shahrisabz

Khorezm Province (Xorazm Viloyati)

Centre: Urganch (pop. 138,900)

Territory: 6,050 sq. km.

Population: 1,347,700

Date Established: January 15, 1938
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Bog’ot
Bog’ot
Gurlan
Gurlan
Urganch
Qorovul
Xiva
Xiva
Xonqa
Xonqa
Shovot
Shovot
Yangiariq
Yangiariq
Yangibozor
Yangibozor
Qo’shko’pir
Qo’shko’pir
Hazorasp
Hazorasp

Cities that submit directly to the province: Pitnak, Urganch, Xiva

Namangan Province (Namangan Viloyati)

Centre: Namangan (pop.390,400)

Territory: 7,440 sq. km.

Population: 1,953,200

Date Established: March 6, 1941
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Kosonsoy
Kosonsoy
Mingbuloq
Jomasho’y
Namangan
Toshbuloq
Norin
Haqqulobod
Pop
Pop
To’raqo’rg’on
To’raqo’rg’on
Uychi
Uychi
Uchqo’rg’on
Uchqo’rg’on
Chortoq
Chortoq
Chust
Chust
Yangiqo’rg’on
Yangiqo’rg’on

Cities that submit directly to the province: Namangan, Kosonsoy, Uchqo’rg’on, Chortoq, Chust

Navoi Province (Navoiy Viloyati)

Centre: Navoiy (pop. 141,200)

Territory: 110,990 sq. km.

Population: 791,100

Date Established: April 20, 1982
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Konimex
Konimex
Navbahor
Beshrabot
Navoiy
Navoiy
Nurota
Nurota
Tomdi
Tomdibuloq
Uchquduq
Uchquduq
Xatirchi
Yangirabod
Qiziltepa
Qiziltepa

Cities that submit directly to the province: Navoiy, Zarafshon, Uchquduq

Samarkand Province (Samarqand Viloyati)

Centre: Samarqand (pop. 361,200)

Territory: 16,770 sq. km.

Population: 2,710,000

Date Established: January 15, 1938
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Bulung’ur
Bulung’ur
Jomboy
Jomboy
Ishtixon
Ishtixon
Kattaqo’rg’on
Payshanba
Narpay
Oqtosh
Nurobod
Nurobod
Oqdaryo
Loyish
Payariq
Payariq
Pastdarg’om
Juma
Paxtachi
Ziyodin
Samarqand
Gulobod
Toyloq
Toyloq
Urgut
Urgut
Qo’shrabot
Qo’shrabot

Cities that submit directly to the province: Samarqand, Kattaqo’rg’on, Oqtosh, Urgut

Surkhandarya Province (Surxondaryo Viloyati)

Centre: Termiz (pop. 115,200)

Territory: 20,100 sq. km.

Population: 1,770,400

Date Established: March 6, 1941
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Angor
Angor
Bandixon
Bandixon
Boysun
Boysun
Denov
Denov
Jarqo’rg’on
Jarqo’rg’on
Muzrabod
Xalqobod
Oltinsoy
Qarluq
Sariosiyo
Sariosiyo
Termiz
Termiz
Uzun
Uzun
Sherobod
Sherobod
Sho’rchi
Sho’rchi
Qiziriq
Sariq
Qumqo’rg’on
Qumqo’rg’on

Cities that submit directly to the province: Termiz, Denov

Syr Darya Province (Sirdaryo Viloyati)

Centre: Guliston (pop.55,500)

Territory: 4,300 sq. km.

Population: 649,900

Date Established: February 16. 1963
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Boyovut
Boyovut
Guliston
Dehqonobod
Mehnatobod
Qahramon
Mirzaobod
Navro’z
Oqoltin
Sardoba
Sayhunobod
Sayhun
Sirdaryo
Sirdaryo
Xovos
Farhod
Sharaf Rashidov
Paxtaobod

Cities that submit directly to the province: Baxt, Guliston, Sirdaryo, Shirin, Yangiyer

Tashkent Province (Toshkent Viloyati)

Centre: Toshkent (pop. 2,137,900)

Territory: 15,590 sq. km.

Population: 2,370,200

Date Established: January 15, 1938
 

District (Tuman) Name
District Centre (Tuman Markazi)
Bekobod
Zafar
Bo’ka
Bo’ka
Bo’stonliq
G’azalkent
Zangiota
Eshonguzar
Oqqo’rg’on
Oqqo’rg’on
Ohangaron
Ohangaron
Parkent
Parkent
Piskent
Piskent
Toshkent
Keles
Chinoz
Chinoz
Yuqori Chirchiq
Yangibozor
Yangiyo’l
Gulbahor
O’rta Chirchiq
To’ytepa
Qibray
Qibray
Quyi Chirchiq
Do’stobod

Cities that submit directly to the Republic of Uzbekistan: Toshkent

Cities that submit directly to the province: Angren, Bekobod, Olmaliq, Ohangaron, Chirchiq, Yangiyo’l, Yangiobod

Districts (Tumans) in Toshkent City: Akmal Ikromov, Bektemir, Chilonzor, Hamza, Mirobod, Mirzo Ulug’bek, Sergeli, Shayxontohur, Sobir Rahimov, Yakkasaroy, Yunusobod

STEPS TOWARDS INDEPENDENCE
 

October 21, 1989
The Uzbek language is ratified as the official state language
August 31, 1991
The independence of Uzbekistan is announced
September 1, 1991
Independence Day
November 18, 1991
The national flag of Uzbekistan is ratified
December 29, 1991
I. A. Karimov is elected as the first president of Uzbekistan
July 2, 1992
The national seal of Uzbekistan is ratified
December 8, 1992
The Constitution of Uzbekistan is accepted
December 10, 1992
The national anthem of Uzbekistan is ratified
July 1, 1994
The national currency of Uzbekistan is introduced

All information taken from official map of the Republic of Uzbekistan published in Tashkent 2002.
 

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