Erkin Qaraqalpaqstan

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Еркин Каракалпакстан
Typegeneral broadsheet
Founded1924
LanguageKarakalpak
Headquartersul. Karakalpakstaya, 9
Nukus
Circulationc. 2700

Erkin Qaraqalpaqstan (Karakalpak: Еркин Қарақалпақстан, Free Karakalpakstan) is the main Karakalpak language newspaper, published in Uzbekistan. As of 2007, it printed 2700 copies three times a week, down from 66,000 five times a week in 1975.

Former names:

  • 1924: قاراقالپاق ٔيرکين (Free Karakalpak)
  • 1929: Mijnetkeş qaraqalpak (Working Karapalpak)
  • 1932: Qьzьl Qaraqalpaƣastan/Қызыл Қарақалпақстан (Red Karakalpakstan)
  • 1950: Совет Қарақалпақстаны (Soviet Karakalpakstan)
  • 1990: Еркин Қарақалпақстан (Free Karakalpakstan)