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Uchturgan Destination Guide

Delve into Uchturgan in Uzbekistan

Uchturgan in the region of Jizzax is a city in Uzbekistan - some 82 mi or ( 131 km ) South of Tashkent , the country's capital .

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Current time in Uchturgan is now 03:47 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Tashkent " with a UTC offset of 5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Baghlan, Samarkand, Istaravshan, Rugund, and Panjakent. While being here, make sure to check out Baghlan . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Uchturgan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Yangiyer is a city (1991 pop. 29.600) in Sirdaryo Province, Eastern Uzbekistan. It was established in 1957 as part of the grand Soviet project to cultivate the naturally saline virgin lands of Golodnaya Steppe, a vast area of about 10,000 square kilometres in Eastern Uzbekistan. The shortage of irrigation water was the main problem hindering the development of agriculture in the area.

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Located at 40.27 68.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Cities and towns built in the Soviet Union, Populated places established in 1957, Populated places in Sirdaryo Province


Nijoni is a town and jamoat in north-western Tajikistan. It is located in Istarawshan District in Sughd province. The jamoat has a total population of 7,747.

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Located at 39.97 68.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Jamoats of Tajikistan, Populated places in Tajikistan


Cyropolis, (literally "The City of Cyrus") was an ancient city founded by Cyrus the Great in northern Tajikistan in 544 BCE to mark the northeastern border of his Persian empire and identified with the medieval and modern city of Khojand.

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Located at 40.00 69.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 544 BC establishments in Tajikistan, Achaemenid cities, Cyrus the Great, Former populated places in Tajikistan


Istaravshan is a city in Sughd Province in Tajikistan. Located in the northern foothills of the Turkistan mountain range, 78 kilometers southwest of Khujand, Istaravshan is one of the oldest cities in Tajikistan, having existed for more than 2500 years. Before 2000, it was known as Ура́-Тюбе (Ura-Tyube) in Russian, Уротеппа (Uroteppa) in Tajik and Uratepe in Turkish.

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Located at 39.91 69.01 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Jamoats of Tajikistan, Populated places in Tajikistan