Uchkuduk (Uzbek: Uchquduq / Учқудуқ; Russian: Учкудук) is a city (pop est 27,000) in the north of the Navoiy Province, Uzbekistan. The city's name means "three draw-wells" in Uzbek. It is located at 42°9′24″N 63°33′20″E / 42.15667°N 63.55556°E, at an altitude of 193 meters. Located in the middle of the Kyzyl Kum Desert, Uchkuduk was a "closed city" in Soviet times due to its strategic open pit uranium mines, which supplied the raw material for the nuclear weapons in the Soviet military arsenal.
Aeroflot Flight 7425 crashed near Uchkuduk on July 10, 1985.
The Uzbek group Yalla made a Soviet-wide hit named after the city.