Jasliq

Jasliq
urban-type settlement
Jasliq is located in Uzbekistan
Jasliq
Jasliq
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 43°58′24″N 57°29′38″E / 43.97333°N 57.49389°E / 43.97333; 57.49389Coordinates: 43°58′24″N 57°29′38″E / 43.97333°N 57.49389°E / 43.97333; 57.49389
Country Uzbekistan
Autonomous RepublicKarakalpakstan
DistrictQoʻngʻirot District
Population
 (2016)
 • Total4,600
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)

Jasliq (Uzbek: Jasliq/Жаслиқ, Russian: Жаслык) is an urban-type settlement of Qoʻngʻirot District in Karakalpakstan in Uzbekistan.[1] It is connected by road to Qaraqalpaqstan in the northwest, and Kunkhodzha in the southeast. Its population was 3,791 people in 1989,[2] and 4,600 in 2016.[3]

Jasliq contains a notorious prison, where in 2010, the Independent Human Rights Defenders of Uzbekistan reported the deaths of 39 prisoners.[4] Torture and deaths from violence are not uncommon at the prison.[4][5]

References

  1. ^ "Classification system of territorial units of the Republic of Uzbekistan" (in Uzbek and Russian). The State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on statistics. July 2020.
  2. ^ Population census-1989
  3. ^ Soliyev, A.S. Shaharlar geografiyasi [Geography of cities] (PDF) (in Uzbek). p. 147.
  4. ^ a b Bruce, Tom (1 May 2013). Every Inch of the Way: My Bike Ride around the World. Tom Bruce. p. 79.
  5. ^ "Another Uzbek Inmate Dies Suspiciously In Prison". Eurasianet.org. 15 January 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2016.


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