Navoiy Province

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Навоий вилояти
Navoiy Province
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Location of the Navoiy Province in Uzbekistan
Basic data
Country Uzbekistan
Capital Navoiy
surface 110,800 km²
Residents 942,800 (January 1, 2017)
density 8.5 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 UZ-NW

Coordinates: 42 ° 0 '  N , 64 ° 15'  E

The province of Navoiy ( Uzbek : Navoiy viloyati , Cyrillic Навоий вилояти; Russian Навоийская область / Nawoijskaja Oblast ) is a viloyat (province) in the center of Uzbekistan . It borders on Kazakhstan , the provinces of Samarqand and Buxoro , and the autonomous republic of Karakalpakistan . The area of ​​the province is 110,800 km² and is the largest province of Uzbekistan, with the exception of the autonomous republic of Karakalpakistan. However, the Kyzylkum desert takes up large parts of the area and so the population density is very low. About 942,800 people live in the province of Navoiy, about 60% of them in rural areas.

Winter snowy landscape in the Navoiy province

The climate is continental . Cold winters and dry, hot summers alternate.


The Navoiy Province is divided into 8 administrative districts. The cities of Navoiy , Uchquduq and Zarafshon are independent. The capital is Navoiy with 155,589 inhabitants (2008). Other well-known cities are Qiziltepa and Nurota .

Overview of the districts
No. district main place No district main place Navoi districts.png
1 Konimex Konimex 5 Navbahor Beshrabot
2 Navoiy Navoiy 6th Nurota Nurota
3 Qiziltepa Qiziltepa 7th Tomdi Tomdibuloq
4th Xatirchi Yangirobod 8th Uchquduq Uchquduq

Natural resources and economy

Many natural resources can be found in the Navoiy province, such as natural gas , crude oil , precious metals and raw materials for the building materials industry. The province is heavily dependent on mining , metallurgy and chemical industries. The Navoy and Zarafshon gold mines and smelting complexes produce some of the purest gold in the world. NavoiyAzot is the largest mineral fertilizer manufacturer in Uzbekistan .

Agriculture is carried out in the form of cotton growing and sheep breeding . Around 90% of the province's area would be potentially fertile, but there is a lack of water for irrigation.

Individual evidence

  1. Uzbekistan: Regions & Cities - Population Statistics in Maps and Tables. Retrieved April 15, 2018 .
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