Toytepa

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Toytepa
To'ytepa / Тўйтепа
Toytepa is located in Uzbekistan
Toytepa
Toytepa
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 41°03′N 69°36′E / 41.050°N 69.600°E / 41.050; 69.600Coordinates: 41°03′N 69°36′E / 41.050°N 69.600°E / 41.050; 69.600
Country  Uzbekistan
Province Tashkent Province
Population
 • Total 21,000

Toytepa (Uzbek: To'ytepa / Тўйтепа; Russian: Тойтепа; literally "Joy Mount") is a town in the Region of Tashkent (Tashkent Province, Uzbekistan). The population of the town is estimated at 21,000.

Geography[edit]

Toytepa is located at 41°03′N 69°36′E / 41.050°N 69.600°E / 41.050; 69.600. The local time in Toytepa is UTC/GMT +5 hours.

History[edit]

Two Zoroastrian period ossuaries, dating to the 6th century, are kept in Samarkand museum.

Economy[edit]

Important cotton processing enterprises in Toytepa, mostly Uzbek-South-Korean joint ventures. Fluorspar, the most important source of fluorine, is mined at Toytepa.