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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.
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(fəˈɡɑːnə) or


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)
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(fɛrˈgɑ nə, fər-)

a city in E Uzbekistan, SE of Tashkent. 203,000.
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Over 500 representatives of retail chains, business associations, transport and logistics companies, embassies, farmers, and growers from the European Union, Central Asia and other CIS countries joined together in a forum entitled Ee"Horticulture Sector of Fergana Valley: Export PerspectivesEe", which was convened by USAIDEe's Regional Economic Cooperation (REC) Project.
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The restless valley in the title refers to the Fergana Valley, the most fertile region of the former Soviet Central Asia, divided by Stalin between the Uzbek, Tajik and Kyrgyz SSRs.
Fergana Valley: The Heart of Central Asia is a remarkable volume that offers a very comprehensive and interesting study on the political and social life of the Fergana Valley and the three countries that include parts of it, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as Central Asia in general.
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At the time several reports, including the site Fergana.ru, claimed Parvanov had shot a wild mountain goat, the "arhar" - a protected animal, registered in the endangered species "Red Book."