Guliston

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Guliston
Guliston / Гулистoн
Street in Guliston.JPG
Guliston is located in Uzbekistan
Guliston
Guliston
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 40°29′N 68°47′E / 40.483°N 68.783°E / 40.483; 68.783
Country Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan
Region Sirdaryo Region
Established 1801
Elevation 271 m (889 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 77,300
Postal code 120100
Area code(s) (+998) 672

Guliston also spelled as Gulistan (Uzbek: Guliston / Гулистoн; Russian: Гулистан), formerly known as Mirzachul (Russian: Мирзачуль, until 1961), is the capital of Sirdaryo Region in eastern Uzbekistan. It lies in the southeastern part of the Mirzachül (formerly Golodnaya) steppe, 75 miles (120 km) southwest of Tashkent. It has an approx. population of 77,300. The main industry in the area is cottonpicking.

Demographics[edit]

Population in:

  • 1989: 54,400
  • 1991: 54,500
  • 2010 (estimate): 77,300

Source: [1]

References[edit]

Guliston. (2007). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved September 28, 2007, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online: http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9038486

Coordinates: 40°29′N 68°47′E / 40.483°N 68.783°E / 40.483; 68.783