Shofirkon District

Shofirkon District
Country Uzbekistan
RegionBukhara Region
CapitalShofirkon
Area
 • Total3,720 km2 (1,440 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total181,700
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)

Shofirkon District is a district of Bukhara Region in Uzbekistan. The capital lies at the city Shofirkon.[1] It has an area of 3,720 km2 (1,440 sq mi)[2] and its population is 181,700 (2021).[3]

The district consists of 1 city (Shofirkon), 8 urban-type settlements (Jo'yrabot, Iskogare, Quyi Chuqurak, Mirzoqul, Talisafed, Undare, Chandir, G'ulomte) and 12 rural communities (Vargonze, Denov, Joʻynav, Joʻyrabot, Doʻrmon, Savrak, Sulton Joʻra, Tezguzar, Mazlaxon chandir, Sh.Hamroyev nomli, Iskogare, Bogʻiafzal).[1]

Shofirkon district was established on September 29, 1926. It is bordered by Vobkent district in the south, Peshko district in the south-west, Gijduvan district in the east, Navoiy region in the north.[4]

The territory of the district consists mainly of plains and sand dunes. The southern part in the Zarafshan valley is irrigated. The climate is sharply continental. The average annual temperature is 14.2 °C, the July temperature is 29.4 °C. The annual precipitation is 220 mm.[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 "Шофиркон тумани" [Shofirkon District] (PDF). National Encyclopedia of Uzbekistan (in Uzbek). Tashkent. 2000–2005. pp. 205–206.{{cite encyclopedia}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)

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