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Map of Surxondaryo district in Uzbekistan

Basic information about Surxondaryo
Surxondaryo Region (Uzbek: Surxondaryo viloyati, Сурхондарё вилояти, Persian: سرخان‌دریا, UniPers: \sorxāndaryā\), old spelling Surkhandarya Region is a viloyat (region) of Uzbekistan, located in the extreme south-east of the country. Established on March 6, 1941, it borders on Qashqadaryo Region internally, and Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan externally, going anticlockwise from the north. It covers an area of 20,100 km². The population is estimated at 1,925,100 (end of 2005 data), with 80% living in rural areas. According to official data, 83% of the population are Uzbeks and 1% Tajiks, but non-official statistics show Surxondaryo is a Persian-speaking area, because most Tajiks of Uzbekistan are concentrated in the Surxondaryo, Samarkand and Bukhara regions. The highest point of the Region and also of Uzbekistan is Khazrati Sulton peak reaching 4,643 m/15,233 ft in Gissar Range. The regional capital is Termez with population of 122,900 and the second largest city is Denov (Denau) with 69,500 inhabitants (data for 2005). Other towns include Boysun, Jarkurghon, Kumkurghon, Shargun, Shirabad, Shurchi, and Sariosiyo. The climate is continental, with mild wet winters and hot dry summers. The southern part of the region is in the Badkhiz-Karabil semi-desert ecoregion (PA0808), characterized by a savanna of pistachio and desert sedge. The northern portion is characterized by open woodlands (Gissaro-Alai open woodlands ecoregion, PA1306), with characteristic plants being pistachio, almond, walnut, apple, and juniper. Sagebrush is common at lower elevations Natural resources include petroleum, natural gas, and coal. Light industry, mainly cotton ginning and food processing, is also an important part of the regional economy, particularly in the production of consumer goods. Agriculture is based primarily on cotton and cereals, supplemented with horticulture and viticulture. Surxondaryo is the country's largest supplier of long-fiber cotton. Livestock accounts for 40% of regional agricultural product. The climatic conditions of this region also make it possible to cultivate subtropical crops such as sugarcane. The regon has a well-developed transport infrastructure, with 300 km of railways and 2,700 km of surfaced roads. Central Asia's only river port is located at Termez on the Amudarya River.
Cities, towns & villages in Surxondaryo
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TirmizTermez (Uzbek: Russian: Термез; Tajik: Тирмиз; Persian: ترمذ‎‎ Termez, Tirmiz; Arabic: ترمذ‎‎ Tirmidh) is a small city in the southernmost part of Uzbekistan near the Hairatan border crossing of Afghanistan. It is the hottest point of Uzbekistan. It has a population of 140,404 (1 January 2005), and is the capital of Surxondaryo Region. Show Tirmizon the map
BoysunBoysun (also spelt Baysun, Bajsun or Baisun) is a town in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan and capital of Boysun District. The population as of the 1989 census was 16,700; an estimate for 2012 puts the population at 26,309. Show Boysunon the map
DenovDenov (Uzbek: Denov, Tajik: Dehnav, Russian: Денау / Denau) is a town in Surxondaryo Region of Uzbekistan, the administrative center of Denov District. Show Denovon the map
SherobodShirabad (Uzbek: Sherobod, Russian: Шерабад, Tajik: Шеробод) is a town in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. The European route E60 passes through the town. The name is of Persian/Tajiki origin, standing for 'Lion's Lair' (\"sher/shir\" for lion, and \"abad/obod\" for English term, abode). The city has a mixed Tajik and Uzbek population, with the former boasting a slim majority. Show Sherobodon the map
BandikhonBandixon (Uzbek: Bandixon, Russian: Бандихон) is an urban-type settlement in Kizirik District, Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. It was the administrative center of Bandixon District until the district was abolished in 2010. Show Bandikhonon the map
Sharg‘unShargʻun (Uzbek: Shargʻun / Шарғун) is a town in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. The town population in 1989 year was 10716 people. Show Sharg‘unon the map
Jarqo‘rg‘onJarkurgan (Uzbek: Russian: is a town in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. It is the capital of Jarkurgan District. The town population in 1989 year was 17687 people. Show Jarqo‘rg‘onon the map
Qumqo‘rg‘onKumkurgan (Uzbek: Russian: Кумкурган) is a town in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. It is the administrative center of Kumkurgan District. The town population in 1989 year was 12173 people. Show Qumqo‘rg‘onon the map
UchqizilUchkhizil (Uzbek: Uchqizil, Russian: Учкызыл) is a village in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. It is the administrative center of Termiz District. Show Uchqizilon the map
Sho‘rchiShurchi (Uzbek: Russian: Шурчи) is a town in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. It is the administrative center of Shurchi District. The town population in 1989 year was 16560 people. Show Sho‘rchion the map
States, regions, administrative units in Surxondaryo
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Surxondaryo ViloyatiSurxondaryo Region (Uzbek: Surxondaryo viloyati, вилояти, Persian: UniPers: \"sorxāndaryā\"), old spelling Surkhandarya Region is a viloyat (region) of Uzbekistan, located in the extreme south-east of the country. Established on March 6, 1941, it borders on Qashqadaryo Region internally, and Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan externally, going anticlockwise from the north. It covers an area of 20,100 km². The population is estimated at 1,925,100 (end of 2005 data), with 80% living in rural areas. According to official data, 83% of the population are Uzbeks and 1% Tajiks, but non-official statistics show Surxondaryo is a Persian-speaking area, because most Tajiks of Uzbekistan are concentrated in the Surxondaryo, Samarkand and Bukhara regions. The highest point@en .Show on map
Sariosiyo TumaniSariosiyo district or Sariosiyo tumani (Cyrillic: Сариосиё тумани) is a district in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. Its capital is the town of Sariosiyo. Sariosiyo district was founded on September 29, 1926. It was merged into Denov District on December 24, 1962 and re-established on February 22, 1964. Total area is 3,930 sq. kilometer. Population is 180,500 (1996 statistics). There is one city (Shargun) and one town (Sariosiyo) in the district. The center of Sariosiyo district is 180 km north of the provincial capital Termez.Show on map
Boysun TumaniBoysun district or Boysun tumani (Cyrillic: Бойсун тумани) is a district in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. Its capital is the town of Boysun. In 2001 the Boysun district was proclaimed as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO.Show on map
Sherobod TumaniSherobod is a raion (district) of Surxondaryo Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Shirabad.Show on map
Oltinsoy TumaniOltinsoy is a raion (district) of Surxondaryo Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Qarluq.Show on map
Sho‘rchi TumaniShurchi is a raion (district) of Surxondaryo Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Shurchi.Show on map
Angor TumaniAngor is a raion (district) of Surxondaryo Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Angor.Show on map
Denov TumaniDenov is a raion (district) of Surxondaryo Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Denov.Show on map
Uzun TumaniUzun is a raion (district) of Surxondaryo Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Uzun.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Surxondaryo
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SurxondaryoSurxondaryo River, also Surkhandarya River, Surxon River, Surkhan River, Surkhan Darya (darya means \"river\") is a river in Uzbekistan, a right tributary of the Amu Darya. Length: 175 km., basin: 13,500 sw. km. The Karatag River also flows into this river. It gives the name to the Surxondaryo ProvinceShow on map