The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Charshanga Raion, Chardzhou Oblast, Turkmen SSR. Charshanga is situated on the right bank of the Amu Darya. The settlement has a railroad station on the Karshi-Termez line.
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