Yashnobod

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Yashnobod
District of Tashkent
Location of Yashnobod
Country  Uzbekistan
Municipality Tashkent
Established 1981
Area[1]
 • Total 33.7 km2 (13.0 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 204,800
 • Density 6,100/km2 (16,000/sq mi)

Yashnobod (former Hamza) is one of 11 districts (tuman) of Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.

Overview[edit]

The district was established in 1968 with name Khamza district.[2] It is an eastern district,[3] and borders with the tuman of Mirzo Ulugbek, Yunusabad, Mirobod and Bektemir, as well as with Tashkent Province.

Transportation[edit]

Out of 365 streets, the main ones are Istiklol Street, Taraqqiyot Street, Fargona Yuli Street, Tashkent Ring Road, Zharkurgan Street, Yashnobod and Akhangaran Highway.

The district has the Uzbekistan line metro station Mashinasozlar and Do‘stlik, which is the largest freight railway station in Tashkent (Product code 722400).

In the end of August 2014, the district was renamed to Yashnobod.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Russian) Statistics of the subdivisions of Tashkent
  2. ^ "Khamza district has been renamed" (in Russian). Podrobno.uz. 2014-08-29. 
  3. ^ Sadikov, A C; Akramob Z. M., Bazarbaev, A., Mirzlaev T.M., Adilov S. R., Baimukhamedov X. N., et al. (in Russian) (72x112). Geographical Atlas of Tashkent (Ташкент Географический Атлас) (2 ed.). Moscow. p. 64.

External links[edit]

Media related to Districts of Tashkent at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 41°17′10″N 69°19′25″E / 41.2862°N 69.3236°E / 41.2862; 69.3236