Nukus District

Nokis district
Нөкис районы, Nókis rayonı
Nokis district
Country Uzbekistan
Autonomous RepublicKarakalpakstan
 • Total940 km2 (360 sq mi)
 • Total51,900
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)

Nókis district or Nukus district (Karakalpak: Нөкис районы, Nókis rayonı) is a district in the Republic of Karakalpakstan. Population 41,890 (1989). The capital lies at the town Aqmańģıt.[1] The city of Nukus is not part of the district. Its area is 940 km2 (360 sq mi)[2] and it had 51,900 inhabitants in 2022.[3]

There are one town Aqmańģıt and six rural communities Arbashi, Baqanshaqli, Kerder, Samanbay, Taqirkól, Krantau.[1]

Largely an agricultural district, the Karakalpaktomat enterprise, active in the area uses drip irrigation methods in cotton growing. Due to this, the crop capacity reaches 70 centners per hectare, which is among the country's highest figures.


  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. ^ "Qoraqalpog'iston Respublikasining ma'muriy-hududiy bo'linishi" [Administrative-territorial division of the Republic of Karakalpakstan] (PDF) (in Uzbek). Karakalpakstan Republic department of statistics.
  3. ^ "Hududlar bo'yicha shahar va qishloq aholisi soni" [Urban and rural population by district] (PDF) (in Uzbek). Karakalpakstan Republic department of statistics.

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