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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.
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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)
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Fer•ga•na

(fɛrˈgɑ nə, fər-)

n.
a city in E Uzbekistan, SE of Tashkent. 203,000.
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The road stretching for around 70 km, which links two districts of Ferghana region, runs on the territory of Kyrgyzstan.
As a result of the talks, a protocol was signed in which the parties scheduled dates for field surveys of the remaining sections of the Uzbek-Kyrgyz state border within Ferghana and Namangan regions of Uzbekistan bordering Batken and Jalal-Abad regions of Kyrgyzstan.
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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Uztransgaz will direct $266 million to the construction of a new 165-km Yangiye-Tashkent gas pipeline, which will help to stabilise gas supply to the Tashkent and Ferghana regions.
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.
EON-Masdar Integrated Carbon (EMIC), a joint venture between the UAE's Masdar and E.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.
Abu Dhabi E.ON-Masdar Integrated Carbon (EMIC), a joint venture between Masdar and E.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.