|Residents||2,962,500 (January 1, 2017)|
|density||705 inhabitants per km²|
The Uzbek province of Andijon is located in the east of the Ferghana Valley . The province is about 4,200 km² and has 2,962,500 inhabitants. This corresponds to about 705 inhabitants per square kilometer, making it the highest population density in Uzbekistan.
The province is divided into 14 districts ( tuman ). The capital is Andijon . The cities of Andijon, Asaka , Xonobod , Shahrixon and Qorasuv are provincial, i.e. i.e., they do not belong to any district. Asaka and Shahrixon are also the main towns in the districts of the same name.
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Raw materials and economy
Andijon is rich in resources such as petroleum , natural gas , ozokerite and limestone . A cultivation product valued for its particular sweetness are various types of melons , which, however, depend on artificial irrigation. Furthermore, cotton , grain, wine and vegetable cultivation and cattle breeding are operated.
Industrial companies located in Andijon are dedicated to metal processing , chemical industry , light industry and food industry . The first automobile assembly plant in Central Asia, the Uzbek-Korean joint venture Uz-DaewooAvto , is based in Asaka.