Boysun District

Boysun district (Uzbek: Boysun tumani / Бойсун тумани) is a district in Surxondaryo Region, Uzbekistan. Its capital is the city of Boysun.[1] It has an area of 3,546 km2 (1,369 sq mi)[2] and its population is 117,500 (2021 est.).[3] The district consists of one city (Boysun), 5 urban-type settlements (Kofrun, Tangimush, Pasurxi, Qoraboʻyin, Rabot) and 7 rural communities.[1] In 2019 it lost part (174 km2 (67 sq mi)) of its territory to the re-established Bandixon District.[4]

Boysun
Boysun tumani
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CountryUzbekistan
RegionSurxondaryo Region
CapitalBoysun
Established1926
Area
 • Total3,546 km2 (1,369 sq mi)
Population
 (2021)
 • Total117,500
 • Density33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)
Boysun District is marked as 3.

In 2001 the Boysun district was proclaimed as an intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Surxondaryo viloyatining ma`muriy-hududiy bo`linishi" [Administrative-territorial division of the Surxondaryo Region] (PDF) (in Uzbek). Surxondaryo regional department of statistics.
  3. ^ "Urban and rural population by district" (PDF) (in Uzbek). Surxondaryo regional department of statistics.
  4. ^ "Bandixon district of Surxondaryo region will be reorganized". Zamin (in Uzbek). 7 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Cultural space of Boysun District". UNESCO Culture Sector. Retrieved 5 September 2014.

Coordinates: 38°12′00″N 67°12′00″E / 38.200°N 67.200°E / 38.200; 67.200