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Basic information about Xorazm
Xorazm Region (Uzbek: Xorazm viloyati, Хоразм вилояти) or Khorezm Region as it is still more commonly known, is a viloyat (region) of Uzbekistan located in the northwest of the country in the lower reaches of the Amu-Darya River. It borders with Turkmenistan, Karakalpakstan, and Bukhara Region. It covers an area of 6,300 square kilometres (2,400 sq mi). The population is estimated to be around 1,200,000, with some 80% living in rural areas. Khorezm Region is divided into 10 administrative districts. The capital is Urgench (pop est 135,000). Other major towns include Xonqa, Khiva, Shovot, and Pitnak. The climate is a typically arid continental climate, with cold winters and extremely hot, dry summers. The city of Khiva in Khorezm Region is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with world famous architectural monuments, making Khiva one of the main centers for international tourism in the country. The economy of Khorezm Region is primarily based on cotton. Cotton is by far the main crop, although rice production has increased significantly in the last several years. (though the Uzbek government discourages rice production near to deserts, over water usage concerns) There are also many orchards and vineyards, melon and gourd plantations and potato fields. Khorezm Region is famous for its \gurvak\ melon in Uzbekistan. Industry is also heavily oriented to cotton, with cotton refining, cottonseed oil extraction and textiles predominating. Khorezm is a place where many famous scholars were born, such as Abu Rayhan Biruni and al-Khwārizmī. The famous terms algorithm and algebra come from the works of the latter. Algorithm is a modified spelling of Khwārizmī and algebra derives from his famous work \al-jabr wa-l-muqābala\. The region has a well-developed transportation infrastructure, with over 130 km of railways and 2000 km of surfaced roads. The region is connected by rail to European Russia and the Caucasus.
Cities, towns & villages in Xorazm
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UrganchUrgench (Uzbek: ئۇرگەنج; Persian: گرگانج‎‎, is a city in western Uzbekistan. The population of Urgench on April 24th 2014 was approximately 150,110, an increase from 139,100 in 1999. It is the capital of the Khorezm Region, on the Amu Darya River and the Shavat canal. The city is situated 450 km west of Bukhara across the Kyzylkum Desert. It is located at a latitude 41°32'60\"N and a longitude of 60°37'60\"E, at an altitude of 91 meters. Show Urganchon the map
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KhiwaKhiva (Uzbek: Xiva/Хива, خىۋا; Persian: خیوه‎‎, Xīveh; Russian: Хива; alternative or historical names include Khorasam, Khoresm, Khwarezm, Khwarizm, Khwarazm, Chorezm, and Persian: خوارزم‎‎) is a city of approximately 50,000 people located in Xorazm Region, Uzbekistan. According to archaeological data, the city was established in the beginning of the Christian era. It is the former capital of Khwarezmia and the Khanate of Khiva. Itchan Kala in Khiva was the first site in Uzbekistan to be inscribed in the World Heritage List (1991). Show Khiwaon the map
GurlanGurlen or Gurlan (Uzbek: Gurlan, Гурлан, گۇرلەن; Russian: Гурлен) is a town and seat of Gurlen District in Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan. It is located near the border with Turkmenistan in western Uzbekistan, 42 kilometres (26 mi) north-west of Urgench, north of Shovot, and south of the Amu Darya river. Gurlen is a major centre for cotton production, and rice and yams are also significant other crops. Show Gurlanon the map
ShowotShovot, also Shavat, (Uzbek: Shovot/Шовот, شاۋات; Russian: Шават, Šavat) is a town and seat of Shovot District in Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan. The town is located 37 km north-west of Urgench. It has a railway station on the line Turkmenabad - Beineu. The population in 1991 was 20,600. It attained city status in 1981. It contains an Asphalt concrete plant. Show Showoton the map
QŭshkŭpirQo‘shko‘pir (Uzbek: Qo‘shko‘pir, Қўшкўпир, قوشكوپىر; Russian: Кошкупыр, Koškupyr) is an urban-type settlement and seat of Qo‘shko‘pir District in Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan. Show Qŭshkŭpiron the map
PitnakPitnak (Uzbek: Pitnak / Питнак) is a town in Xorazm Region, Uzbekistan. The town population in 1989 year was 12411 people. Show Pitnakon the map
BoghotBog‘ot (Uzbek: Bog‘ot, Боғот, باغات; Russian: Багат) is a village and seat of Bog‘ot District in Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan. Show Boghoton the map
KhonqaXonqa (Uzbek: Xonqa/Хонқа, خانقه; Russian: Ханка) is an urban-type settlement and seat of Xonqa District in Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan.The town population in 1989 year was 28 981 people. Show Khonqaon the map
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States, regions, administrative units in Xorazm
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Xorazm ViloyatiXorazm Region (Uzbek: Xorazm viloyati, Хоразм вилояти, خارەزم ۋىلايەتى) or Khorezm Region as it is still more commonly known, is a viloyat (region) of Uzbekistan located in the northwest of the country in the lower reaches of the Amu-Darya River. It borders with Turkmenistan, Karakalpakstan, and Bukhara Region. It covers an area of 6,300 square kilometres (2,400 sq mi). The population is estimated to be around 1,200,000, with some 80% living in rural areas. The climate is a typically arid continental climate, with cold winters and extremely hot, dry summers.Show on map
Yangibozor TumaniYangibozor District (Uzbek: Yangibozor tumani, Янгибозор тумани, يەڭىبازار تۇمەنى) is a district of Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Yangibozor.Show on map
Yangiariq TumaniYangiariq District (Uzbek: Yangiariq tumani, Янгиариқ тумани, يەڭىەرىق تۇمەنى) is a district of Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Yangiariq.Show on map
Urganch TumaniUrganch District (Uzbek: Urganch tumani, Урганч тумани, ئۇرگەنچ تۇمەنى) is a district of Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Qorovul.Show on map
Showot TumaniShovot District (Uzbek: Shovot tumani/Шовот тумани, شاۋات تۇمەنى) is a district of Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Shovot.Show on map
Khiwa ShahriKhiva District (Uzbek: Xiva tumani, Хива тумани, خىۋا تۇمەنى) is a district of Xorazm Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at Khiva.Show on map