Namangan- administrative center of the Namangan region of Uzbekistan. The third largest city in Uzbekistan after Tashkent and Samarkand. Namangan is located in the northern part of Fergana Valley, 200 km south-east of Tashkent, at the altitude of 476 meters above sea level.
The population is 475.7 thousand people and consists of 20 ethnic groups, the vast majority are Uzbeks - 95.9% of the population.
Namangan Airport is located 12 km from the city center. There is also a railway station in Namangan. Trolley buses had functioned here from 1973 to 3 January 2010.
The main places to visit in Namangan:
Mausoleum Hodzhamny Cobra was built in the XVIII century under the direction of master Muhammad Ibrahim. The mausoleum was built in the days when the Namangan was one of the major cities of Ferghana Valley.
Madrassa Mullah-Kirghiz (1910), Atavalihona Mosque, Attavalik-Hontur Mosque, Mullah Bozor Ohunda Mosque
House of Sultan Akhmedov (XIX c.).
Founded in 1884, Namangan park is named after Babur. The park is located in the city center with 12 city streets meeting here and its area is about 14 hectares.
In the city of Namangan operates the National History Museum.
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