Shirin, Uzbekistan

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Shirin is located in Uzbekistan
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 40°13′37″N 69°08′04″E / 40.22694°N 69.13444°E / 40.22694; 69.13444Coordinates: 40°13′37″N 69°08′04″E / 40.22694°N 69.13444°E / 40.22694; 69.13444
Country Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan
Region Sirdaryo Region
Population (2003)
 • Total 15 300
Time zone UTC+5 (UZT)

Shirin is a city in Sirdaryo Region of Uzbekistan. Shirin is administratively designated as a city of regional significance. Near Shirin, there is Syrdarya Power Plant and Farkhad Dam.

Population: 14,000 (2004 estimate).[1]


The city was established in 1972.

The history of the city begins with a construction of power station in the early Syrdarinskaya 1970 - one of the largest power plants in the former Soviet Union.

Prior to the establishment of the city the vicinity had small rural settlements.