Nurafshon

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Nurafshon

Nurafshon / Нурафшон
Nurafshon is located in Uzbekistan
Nurafshon
Nurafshon
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 41°03′N 69°36′E / 41.050°N 69.600°E / 41.050; 69.600Coordinates: 41°03′N 69°36′E / 41.050°N 69.600°E / 41.050; 69.600
Country Uzbekistan
RegionTashkent Region
Population
(2010)
 • Total22,111[1]

Nurafshon (Uzbek: Nurafshon / Нурафшон) is a town and the administrative centre of Tashkent Region in Uzbekistan. The population of the town is estimated at 21,000.

Till 2017 has been known as Toytepa.

Geography[edit]

Nurafshon is located at 41°03′N 69°36′E / 41.050°N 69.600°E / 41.050; 69.600. The local time in Nurafshon is UTC/GMT +5 hours.

History[edit]

Two Zoroastrian period ossuaries, dating to the 6th century, are kept in Samarkand museum.

Economy[edit]

Important cotton processing enterprises in Nurafshon, mostly Uzbek-South-Korean joint ventures. Fluorspar, the most important source of fluorine, is mined at Nurafshon.

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