Jondor District

Jondor District
Location in Bukhara Region
Location in Bukhara Region
Country Uzbekistan
RegionBukhara Region
CapitalJondor
Area
 • Total5,170 km2 (2,000 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total179,300
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)

Jondor District is a district of Bukhara Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at the town Jondor.[1] It has an area of 5,170 km2 (2,000 sq mi)[2] and its population is 179,300 (2021).[3]

The district consists of 9 urban-type settlements (Jondor, Paxlavon, Dalmun, Ko'liyon, Samonchuq, Tobagar, Ushot, Xazorman, Chorzona) and 13 rural communities (Dalmun, Qaroli, Lolo, Romish, Zarafshon, Oxshix, Xumdonak, Xumini bolo, Mustaqillik, Poʻloti, Samonchuq, Aleli, Mirzayon).[1]

Jondor district was established on 17 January 1937. From 24 December 1962 it was part of Romitan and Bukhara districts. It was re-established on 9 January 1967. It is bordered by Olot and Qorakoʻl districts from south-west, with Bukhara, Romitan, Peshku districts from east and north-east.[4] In Jondor district there are 4 historical monuments: Mahmud Torobiy's grave, Varaxsha memorial, Shahri Islom fortress, Qizbibi memorial complex.[4]

Nature

Jondor district is located at the Bukhara oasis, north-west of the lower reaches of the river Zeravshan, in the desert. The relief is mostly flat, partly marshy and salinisation. The rest of its territory is desert.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "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. ^ "Buxoro viloyatining ma'muriy-hududiy bo'linishi" [Administrative-territorial division of the Bukhara Region] (PDF) (in Uzbek). Bukhara regional department of statistics.
  3. ^ Urban and rural population by region, Bukhara regional department of statistics (in Uzbek).
  4. ^ a b c "Жондор тумани" [Jondor District] (PDF). National Encyclopedia of Uzbekistan (in Uzbek). Tashkent. 2000–2005. pp. 190–191.{{cite encyclopedia}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)

39°44′N 64°11′E / 39.733°N 64.183°E / 39.733; 64.183


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