Shirin, Uzbekistan

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Shirin is a city in Uzbekistan. Near Shirin, there is Syrdarya Power Plant and Farkhad Dam.

Population: 14,000 (2004 estimate).[1]

History[edit]

The city was established in 1972.

The history of the city begins with a construction of power station in the early Syrdarinskaya 1970 - one of the largest power plants in the former Soviet Union.

Prior to the establishment of the city the vicinity had small rural settlements

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Coordinates: 40°13′37″N 69°08′04″E / 40.2269°N 69.1344°E / 40.2269; 69.1344