Gazalkent

Gazalkent

 

a city; center of Bostanlyk Raion, Tashkent Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Located in the spurs of the Tien-Shan, on the left bank of the Chirchik River, 3 km southeast of the Barrazh railroad station on the Tashkent-Khodzhikent branch. Population, 13,000 (1969).

Gazalkent came into existence in 1932 as a settlement for the builders of the main installation of the Chirchik grid of hydroelectric power plants; it has been a city since 1964. Gazalkent has fruit and vegetable canning, dairy, and wine-making plants and a granite and marble combine. There are rest homes and sanatoriums in the vicinity.

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The Peace Church in Nukus, Karakalpakstan, which was stripped of its registration in 2000, has been unable to reregister, as have the Hushhabbar ("Good News") Church in Guliston, the Pentecostal Resurrection Church in Andijan, and the Baptist Church in Gazalkent.
Despite a number of international appeals and formal legal appeals, the Mir (Peace) Church of Nukus, the Hushkhabar Church in Guliston, the Pentecostal Church in Andijon, and the Baptist Church in Gazalkent remained unregistered, apparently because they have ethnic Uzbek members.
The Mir (or Peace) Church of Nukus, the Hushhabbar Church in Guliston, the Pentecostal Church in Andijon and the Baptist Church in Gazalkent remain unregistered.