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Nukus

(Russian nuˈkus)
n
(Placename) a city in Uzbekistan, capital of the Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Republic, on the Amu Darya River. Pop: 325 000 (2005 est)
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Summary: Savitsky Museum in Nukus has one of the world's greatest collections of avant-garde art
As a result of improving the investment climate and creating necessary conditions, the share of industry in the gross regional product of Uzbekistan's Karakalpakstan Republic increased from 36 to 41 percent, the press service of the Uzbek president said referring to the meeting chaired by the Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the city of Nukus, Karakalpakstan.
The dust covered the whole city of Nukus. It became difficult to breath and citizens use masks.
The main purpose of the Center in Nukus is to assist in the revival, preservation, promotion and development of traditional crafts of Karakalpakstan, improving the economic well-being of the local population through training skills in the field of traditional crafts, as well as creating new job places.
In February 2001, a trained technician, under supervision of the Karakalpak Veterinary Authority, collected samples from the same three towns (Nukus, Chimbay, and Kanlikul) in Karakalpakstan where toxicologic investigation of human breast milk and maternal and cord blood had recently been carried out (Ataniyazova et al.
The center is planned to be located in Karakalpakstan on the territory of the experimental station of Nukus State Forestry.
The Czech Government handed over two medical equipment sets to the Republican Children's Hospital in Nukus on September 29, the press service of the Czech Embassy in Tashkent reported.
In: International Conference on Sustainable Development of the Aral Sea Basin, 18-20 September 1995, Nukus, Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan.
According to the information, flights to the Urgench airport were transferred to the international airports of Nukus and Bukhara.