Urgut District

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Urgut District
District
View from Takhta-Karacha Pass (M39) to the north
View from Takhta-Karacha Pass (M39) to the north
Urgut District is located in Uzbekistan
Urgut District
Urgut District
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 39°24′N 67°15′E / 39.400°N 67.250°E / 39.400; 67.250Coordinates: 39°24′N 67°15′E / 39.400°N 67.250°E / 39.400; 67.250
Country  Uzbekistan
Region Samarqand Region
Capital Urgut
Elevation 1,000 m (3,280.84 ft)
Time zone UZT (UTC+5)

Urgut District is a district of Samarqand Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Urgut. It is located on the northern slope of the Zarafshan Range.[1] There is a Navrouz festival every spring equinox.[2]

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The district produces tobacco[3] and wool and silk products.[4] Urgut town has market days every weekend, and is one of the largest market towns in the region. The district is home to carpets, jewels, metalwork and ceramics. The market also has smithies, tin workshops and stalls selling locally produced tea sets, clothes and traditional leather boots.[1]

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