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
Region Tashkent Region
Population (2010)
 • Total 22,111[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

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

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

Economy

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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