, formerly Begovat
, city (1989 pop. 82,082), Tashkent region, E Uzbekistan, on the Syr Darya River. It is an important industrial center, with a large steel mill and cement works.
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until 1964 the name of the city of Bekabad in the Uzbek SSR.
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