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Fer·ga·na

also Fer·gha·na  (fər-gä′nə) or Far·gho·na (-gŏn′ə)
A city of eastern Uzbekistan southwest of Andijon. It is the center of the fertile Fergana Valley, a densely populated agricultural and industrial region controlled by Russia after 1876.

Fergana

(fəˈɡɑːnə) or

Ferghana

n
1. (Placename) a region of W central Asia, surrounded by high mountains and accessible only from the west; mainly in Uzbekistan and partly in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
2. (Placename) the chief city of this region, in E Uzbekistan. Pop: 230 000 (2005 est)

Fer•ga•na

(fɛrˈgɑ nə, fər-)

n.
a city in E Uzbekistan, SE of Tashkent. 203,000.
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Prime Ministers of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on February 24 held a joint meeting of the Tajik-Uzbek ministerial commission on delimitation and demarcation of the state border in Ferghana, the Foreign Ministry of Uzbekistan said.
Russian news agency Ferghana News, which focuses on Central Asia, has reported that China will build the base in northern Afghanistan.
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Authorities in Kokand city in Ferghana region have placed banners at the gate of the local bazaar warning women not to wear "Arab, Iranian, Turkish or Pakistani" hijabs on the bazaar territory, the Ozodlik reports.
ON of Germany, has started full implementation of its gas leak reduction project in the Ferghana Valley, Uzbekistan, in partnership with JSC Uztransgaz (UTG), the Uzbek gas distribution network owner.
ON of Germany, announced in a statement yesterday that it would start full implementation of its gas leak reduction project in the Ferghana Valley, Uzbekistan, in partnership with JSC Uztransgaz (UTG), the Uzbek gas distribution network owner.
The Ferghana Valley is divided linguistically and politically, with parts of it now ruled by Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and the Kyrgyz Republic, yet the regions within the valley have more in common with each other than with rest of the states outside the ring of mountains.
Summary: A powerful earthquake killed at least 14 people in Central Asia's densely populated Ferghana valley Wednesday, destroying homes in remote mountain towns and sending people onto the streets in panic.
Uzbekistan has been hit by a powerful earthquake killing at least 13 people and damaging buildings in Central Asia's densely populated Ferghana valley sending panicked residents running onto the streets.