The Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan  
 

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The Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan as a supreme legislative
body of regional representation

Brief political and socio-economic background of the regions of Uzbekistan
and the Republic of Karakalpakstan

(Administrative division)

KARAKALPAKSTAN

Territory: 166. 6 thousand sq. km.
Population: 1. 5 million
Capital: city of Nukus
Districts: Amudarya, Beruniy, Kegeyli, Muynaq, Nukus, Takhtakupir, Turtkul, Khodjayli, Chimboy, Shumanay, Ellikqala, Qonlikul, Qoraozaq, Kungurat
Geographical location: Karakalpakstan borders with the Republic of Kazakhstan in the north and west, the Navoi region in the east, Khorezm and the Bukhara regions in the southeast and with Turkmenistan in the south.

 

ANDIJAN REGION

Territory: 4, 3 thousand sq. km.
Population: 2, 4 million
Administrative centre: city of Andijan
Districts: Andijon, Asaka, Baliqchi, Buloqboshi,
Boz, Jalalkuduk, Izboskan, Markhamat, Oltinkol,
Pakhtaabad, Ulygnor, Khodjaobod, Shakhrikhon,
Kurgontepa
Geographical location: Andijan region is located
in the easternmost part of the country. In the north and
northwest it borders with Namangan region, in the east
with Kyrgyzstan, in the south and in the southwest
with the Fergana Region.

   

BUKHARA REGION

Territory: 40, 32 thousand sq. km.
Population: 1, 5 million
Administrative centre: city of Bukhara
Districts: Bukhara, Vobkent, Djondor, Kogon, Olot, Peshku, Romitan, Shofirkon, Karakul, Karaulbazar and Gijduvan
Geographical location: The Bukhara region is located in the west of the central part of Uzbekistan. It borders with the Navoi region in the north and the east, the Kashkadarya region in the southeast, Turkmenistan in the southand the Khorezm region and Karakalpakstan in the west.

   

DJIZZAK REGION

Territory: 21.2 thousand sq. km.
Population: 1.1 million
Administrative centre: city of Djizzak
Districts: Arnasoy, Bakhmal, Dustlik, Djizzak,
Zarbdor, Zafarobod, Zomin, Mirzachul, Pakhtakor,
Forish, Yangiobod, Gallaorol
Geographic location: The Djizzak region is
located in the central part of Uzbekistan. It borders
with Kazakhstan in the north, the Syrdarya region in
the east, Tajikistan in the south and southeast, the
Samarkand region in the southwest and the Navoi region
in the west.

   

KASHKADARYA REGION

Territory: 28.6 thousand sq. km.
Population: 2.4 million
Administrative centre: city of Karshi
Districts: Dehkanabad, Kasby, Kitob, Koson,
Myrishkor, Muborak, Nishon, Chiroqchi, Shakhrisabz,
Yakkabog, Kamashi, Karshi, Guzar
Geographical location: The Kashkadarya
region is one of southern regions of Uzbekistan and
borders in the north with the Samarkand region, in the
northeast with Tajikistan, in the east and southeast
with the Surkhandarya region, in the south with
Turkmenistan, in the northwest with the Bukhara region
and, partly with the Navoi region.

   

NAVOI REGION

Territory: 110.9 thousand sq. km.
Population: 850 thousand
Administrative centre: city of Navoi
Districts: Karmana, Konimekh, Navbakhor, Nurota, Tomdi, Uchquduq, Khatirchi, Qiziltepa
Geographical location: The Navoi region is located in the central part of Uzbekistan, predominantly on the large territory of the Qizilqum desert. The region borders with Kazakhstan in the north, the Djizzak region in the east and the Samarkand region in the southeast, the Bukhara region and, partly, the Kashkadarya region in the south and Karakalpakstan in the west.

   

NAMANGAN REGION

Territory: 7, 4 thousand sq. km.
Population: 2.3 million
Administrative centre: city of Namangan
Districts: Kosonsoy, Mingbulaq, Namangan, Norin, Pop, Turakurgan, Uychi, Uchkurgan, Chartaq, Chust and Yangikurgan.
Geographical location: The Namangan region is located north of the Fergana valley. The region borders with Kyrgyzstan in the north and northeast, the Andijan region in the east and southeast, the Fergana region in the south, Tajikistan in the southwest and the Tashkent region in the west.
Major cities of the Namangan region are Chust, Chortoq, Kosonsoy, Uchkurgon, Khakkulobod, Turakurgan and Pop.

   

SAMARKAND REGION

Territory: 16.8 thousand sq. km.
Population: 2.9 million
Administrative centre: the city of Samarkand
Districts: Bulungur, Jomboy, Ishtikhon, Kattakurgan, Narpay, Nurobod, Oqdarya, Payariq, Pasdargom, Pakhtachi, Samarkand, Toyloq, Urgut, Koshrabot.
Geographical location: The Samarkand region is located in the central part of Uzbekistan, in the Zarafshan valley. It borders with the Djizzak region in northeast, Tajikistan in the east, the Kashkadarya region in the south and the Navoi region in the west and northwest.

   

SURKHANDARYA REGION

Territory: 20.1 thousand sq. km.
Population: 1.9 million
Administrative centre: city of Termez
Districts: Angor, Bandikhon, Boysun, Denou, Djarkurgan, Muzrabod, Oltinsoy, Saryasia, Termez, Uzun, Sherobod, Shurchi, Qiziriq, Qumkurgan
Geographical location: The Surkhandarya region is the most southern region of Uzbekistan, which borders with Tajikistan in the north and east, Afghanistan in the south, Turkmenistan in the west and the Kashkadarya Region in the northwest.

   

SYRDARYA REGION

Territory: 4.28 thousand sq. km.
Population: 700 thousand
Administrative centre: city of Gulistan
Districts: Boyawut, Gulistan, Mirzaabad, Oqoltin, Saykhunabad, Sardoba, Syrdarya. Khovos
Geographical location: The Syrdarya region is located in the eastern part of central Uzbekistan, to the south of the river Syrdaryo, which gave its name to the region. The region borders with the Republic of Kazakhstan in the north, the Tashkent region in the south, the Republic of Tajikistan in the southeast and
the Djizzak region in the West.

   

TASHKENT REGION

Territory: 15.2 thousand sq. km.
Population: 2.5 mln.
Administrative centre: city of Tashkent
Districts: Bekabad, Buka, Bustonliq, Zangiata, Oqqurgan, Okhargaron, Parkent, Piskent, Tashkent, Chinaz, Yuqori Chirchiq, Yangiyol, Orta Chirchiq, Qibray, Quyi Chirchiq.
Geographical location: The Tashkent region is in the eastern part of Uzbekistan, in the valley of the Chirchiq and Okhangaron rivers. The region borders with the Republic of Kazakhstan in the north, the Republic of Kyrgyzstan in the northeast, the Namangan
region in the east, the Republic of Tajikistan in the south and the Syrdarya region in the southwest.

   

FERGHANA REGION

Territory: 6.8 thousand sq. km.
Population: 2.9 mln.
Administrative centre: city of Ferghana
Districts: Baghdad, Beshariq, Buvayda, Dangara, Yazyavan, Altyariq, Ohkunboboev, Rishton, Sokh, Tashlaq, Uchkuprik, Ferghana, Furqat, Uzbekistan, Quva
Geographical location: The Ferghana region is located in the south of the splendid valley - Fargona vodiysi. It borders with the Namangan region in the north, the Andijan region in the southeast and the Republic of Kyrgyzstan in the south, the Republic of Tajikistan in the west.

   

KHOREZM REGION

Territory: 6.1 thousand sq. km.
Population: 1.5 mln.
Administrative centre: city of Urgench
Districts: Bogot, Gurlan, Urgench, Khazorasp, Khiva, Khonqa, Shovot, Yangyariq, Yangybozor, Kushkupir
Geographical location: The Khorezm region is one of the northern regions of Uzbekistan. The region borders with Karakalpakstan in the north and northeast, with the Bukhara region in the southeast and with Turkmenistan in the south and west.

   

CITY OF TASHKENT

Territory: 334.8 sq. km.
Population: 2.3 mln.
Status: the capital of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Districts: Bektemir, Mirobod, Mirzo-Ulugbek, Sergeli, Sobir Rakhimov, Uchtepa, Shaykhantakhur, Khamza, Chilanzar, Yunusabad, Yakasaray
Geographical location: in the eastern part of Uzbekistan
Tashkent - the capital of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the largest city in the Central Asia is regarded as a main gate to the East.

   
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