Kogon, Uzbekistan

Kogon
Uzbek: Kogon
City
Travel Palace
Travel Palace
Kogon is located in Uzbekistan
Kogon
Kogon
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 39°43′N 64°33′E / 39.717°N 64.550°E / 39.717; 64.550Coordinates: 39°43′N 64°33′E / 39.717°N 64.550°E / 39.717; 64.550
Country Uzbekistan
RegionBukhara Region
Town status1929
Area
 • Total20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)[1]
 • Total62,300
 • Density3,100/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)

Kogon (Uzbek: Kogon; Tajik: Когон; until 1935 Uzbek: Yangi Buxoro) is a district-level city in Bukhara Region in Uzbekistan. It is also the seat of Kogon District, but not part of it.[2]

History

Train Station "Bukhara-1"

The city was named Yangi Buxoro (New Bukhara) until 1935.

The city has a railway station, Bukhara-1, serving the city of Bukhara, which is located 12 km from Kogon. In 1990 construction of long-distance trolleybus line Bukhara - Kogon started, but later it was discontinued.

Population

The town population in 1989 was 48,054.[3] It has an area of 20 km2 (7.7 sq mi).[4]

References

  1. ^ Urban and rural population by region, Bukhara regional department of statistics (in Uzbek).
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ Population census-1989 Archived 2012-01-18 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Buxoro viloyatining ma'muriy-hududiy bo'linishi" [Administrative-territorial division of the Bukhara Region] (PDF) (in Uzbek). Bukhara regional department of statistics.
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