Samarqand Province

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Samarqand viloyati
Samarqand Province
Karakalpakstan Provinz Xorazm Provinz Buxoro Toshkent Provinz Toshkent Provinz Samarqand Provinz Surxondaryo Provinz Jizzax Provinz Qashqadaryo Provinz Sirdaryo Provinz Navoiy Provinz Namangan Provinz Andijon Provinz Farg'ona Kasachstan Iran Afghanistan Kirgisistan Tadschikistan China TurkmenistanLocation of Samarkand Province in Uzbekistan
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Location of Samarkand Province in Uzbekistan
Basic data
Country Uzbekistan
Capital Samarqand
surface 16,400 km²
Residents 3,651,700 (January 1, 2017)
density 223 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 UZ-SA
Mironqul Mountains in Samarqand Province
Mironqul Mountains in Samarqand Province

Coordinates: 39 ° 48 '  N , 66 ° 12'  E

The Samarqand Region ( uzbek. Samarqand Viloyati ) is a province in Uzbekistan . It covers 16,400 square kilometers and has around 3,651,700 inhabitants (as of 2017). According to official statistics, the province is mainly inhabited by Uzbeks (76%), Tajiks (9.7%), Russians (5.3%) and Tatars (3.3%). In addition, there are small groups of Turks (0.8%) and Ukrainians (0.7%). The province is also home to the oldest Jewish community in the former Soviet Union , whose membership decreased drastically at the end of the 20th century due to emigration.

The province lies in the basin of the Serafshan River . The province borders the Uzbek provinces of Jizzax , Navoiy and Qashqadaryo, as well as the Tajik region of Sughd .

Population development

year population
1979 1,783,930
1989 2,135,000
2001 2,670,300
2010 3,119,000
2017 3,651,700


The provincial capital and largest city of the province is the city of the same name Samarqand . The province's 14 districts ( tuman ) and the cities of Kattakurgan , Oqtosh , Samarkand and Urgut divided

Overview of the districts
No district main place No district main place
1 Bulung'ur Bulung'ur 8th Oqdaryo Loyish
2 Ishtixon Ishtixon 9 Paxtachi Ziyodin
3 Jomboy Jomboy 10 Payariq Payariq
4th Kattaqoʻrgʻon Payshanba 11 Pastdarg'om Juma
5 Qo'shrabot Qo'shrabot 12 Samarqand Gulobod
6th Narpay Oqtosh 13 Toyloq Toyloq
7th Nurobod Nurobod 14th Urgut Urgut
Samarqand districts.png

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