Dzhizak

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Dzhizak

 

a city, the center of Dzhizak Oblast, SSR. Dzhizak is located on the Sanzar River, on the Great Uzbek Highway. Railroad junction. Population, 26,000 (1970). Dzhizak has a cotton-ginning plant, a butter and cheese plant, a plant producing mixed feed, a building materials combine, and factories producing lime and bricks. A secondary speciab’zed polytechnic and medical and pedagogical schools are located in the city.

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