Shaykhontohur

Shaykhontohur (also spelled Shayxontohur) is one of 11 districts (tuman) of Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan.

Shaykhontohur

Shayxontohur
Location of Shaykhontohur
Country Uzbekistan
MunicipalityTashkent
Established1981
Area
 • Total27.2 km2 (10.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total285,800
 • Density11,000/km2 (27,000/sq mi)

OverviewEdit

It is a north-western district, established in 1981 with the name of Oktober,[2] referring to the October Revolution, part of Russian Revolution of 1917. It is the most densely populated tuman.

Shaykhontohur, borders with the districts of Uchtepa, Chilanzar, Yakkasaray, Yunusabad and Olmazar. It borders also with Tashkent Province and is close to the Uzbek frontier with South Kazakhstan Province, in Kazakhstan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b (in Russian) Statistics of the subdivisions of Tashkent
  2. ^ Sadikov, A C; Akramob Z. M., Bazarbaev, A., Mirzlaev T.M., Adilov S. R., Baimukhamedov X. N., et al. (in Russian) (72x112). Geographical Atlas of Tashkent (Ташкент Географический Атлас) (2 ed.). Moscow. p. 64.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Districts of Tashkent at Wikimedia Commons


Coordinates: 41°19′37″N 69°12′40″E / 41.3270°N 69.2110°E / 41.3270; 69.2110