Fergana Region

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Fergana Region
Farg‘ona viloyati
Province
Map of Uzbekistan, location of Fergana Province highlighted
Map of Uzbekistan, location of Fergana Province highlighted
Coordinates: 40°46′N 71°42′E / 40.767°N 71.700°E / 40.767; 71.700Coordinates: 40°46′N 71°42′E / 40.767°N 71.700°E / 40.767; 71.700
Country Uzbekistan
Capital Fergana
Government
 • Hokim Gʻaniyev Shuhrat Madaminovich
Area
 • Total 6,800 km2 (2,600 sq mi)
Population (2005-02-01)
 • Total 2,597,500
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone East (UTC+5)
 • Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+5)
ISO 3166 code UZ-FA
Districts 15
Cities 9
Townships 10
Villages 164

Fergana Region (Uzbek: Farg‘ona viloyati, Russian: Ферганская область) is one of the regions of Uzbekistan, located in the southern part of the Fergana Valley in the far east of the country. It borders the Namangan and Andijan Regions of Uzbekistan, as well as Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. It covers an area of 6,800 km2. The population is estimated to be around 2,597,000, with over 71% of the population living in rural areas.

Districs[edit]

Fergana Region is divided into 15 administrative districts. The capital is the city of Fergana.

Districts of Fergana
District name District capital
1 Altyariq District Altyariq
2 Baghdad District Baghdad
3 Beshariq District Beshariq
4 Buvayda District Ibrat
5 Dangara District Dangara
6 Fergana District Vadil
7 Furqat District Navbakhor
8 Qo'shtepa District Langar
9 Quva District Quva
10 Rishton District Rishton
11 Sokh District Ravan
12 Tashlaq District Tashlaq
13 Uchkuprik District Uchkuprik
14 Uzbekistan District Yaypan
15 Yozyovon District Yozyovon

Fergana Region has a typically continental climate with extreme differences between winter and summer temperatures.

Agriculture is the main economy activity of Fergana Province, primarily irrigated cotton, sericulture, horticulture, and wine. Animal husbandry concentrates on meat and milk production.

Natural resources include deposits of petroleum, ceramic clays, and construction materials.

Industry is primarily based on oil refining, fertilizer and chemical production, textile and silk weaving, light industry, clothing and ceramics. The area is also a center for the production of traditional Uzbek handicrafts, especially pottery.

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