Pakhtakor, Uzbekistan

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Pakhtakor
Pakhtakor is located in Uzbekistan
Pakhtakor
Pakhtakor
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 40°18′55″N 67°57′16″E / 40.31528°N 67.95444°E / 40.31528; 67.95444Coordinates: 40°18′55″N 67°57′16″E / 40.31528°N 67.95444°E / 40.31528; 67.95444
CountryFlag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan
RegionJizzakh Region
DistrictPakhtakor District
Elevation
305 m (1,001 ft)
Population
 (1989)
 • Total15,366
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)
Postal code
130900-130904[1]

Pakhtakor (Uzbek: Paxtakor/Пахтакор, Persian: پخته‌کار‎, Uzbek: Paxtakor, Russian: Пахтакaр) is a town in Jizzakh Region, Uzbekistan. It is the capital of Pakhtakor District.

Name[edit]

The word Pakhta(پخته) in Persian means cotton and kor from kar-, kardan(کار، کردن) "to do, to make", produces a job name from a noun.


In 1989 it had a population of 15,366, and has an estimated population of 23,593 in 2012.[2][3] In 1974 Paxtakor was granted city status. The city has a cotton-cleaning factory.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pochta indekslari - Jizzax filiali" (in Uzbek). pochta.uz. Archived from the original on 21 April 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  2. ^ Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. (in Russian). demoscope.ru. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Uzbekistan: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
  4. ^ ПАХТАКОР (in Russian). Энциклопедический словарь. 2009. Retrieved 13 July 2012.