Bekabad

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Bekabad
Bekobod / Бекобод
Bekabad is located in Uzbekistan
Bekabad
Bekabad
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 40°13′0″N 69°13′0″E / 40.21667°N 69.21667°E / 40.21667; 69.21667Coordinates: 40°13′0″N 69°13′0″E / 40.21667°N 69.21667°E / 40.21667; 69.21667
Country Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan
Province Toshkent Province
Population (1989)
 • Total 82,082

Bekabad (Uzbek: Bekobod / Бекобод; Russian: Бекабад) is a city in Toshkent Province, Eastern Uzbekistan. The city was founded in 1945 as Begovat and was renamed Bekabad in 1964. Population: 82,082 (1989 Census). Bekabad lies along both banks of the Syr Darya River at the extreme southern tip of the region. It is an important industrial center, with a large steel mill and cement factory. In summer there are strong winds.[1] The Farkhad dam (architect Karakis J.Y.) and hydroelectric plant, just upstream from Bekabad, is a major source of electricity and irrigation water for Uzbekistan.

Transport[edit]

Bekobad is a railway junction on the national railway network.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Словарь современных географических названий. — Екатеринбург: У-Фактория. Под общей редакцией акад. В. М. Котлякова. 2006.

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