Ferghana


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Ferghana,

Uzbekistan: see FerganaFergana
or Ferghana
, city (1989 pop. 200,373), capital of Fergana region, E Uzbekistan, in the Fergana Valley. The marketing center of a large oasis area, it has silk, cotton, and artificial fiber industries. Oil, coal, and uranium ore lie in the area.
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Fergana

, Ferghana
1. a region of W central Asia, surrounded by high mountains and accessible only from the west; mainly in Uzbekistan and partly in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
2. the chief city of this region, in E Uzbekistan. Pop.: 230 000 (2005 est.)
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During six years Uzbek citizens had to travel more than 130 km through Vuadil to get to Ferghana.
Uzbekistan has oilfields in the Ferghana valley in the north-east, and Ustyurt in the Aral Sea (see gmt15UzbExpl10Oct16).
The project involves the deployment of advanced gas leak detection and repair technologies in UTG's low- and medium-pressure gas distribution network in the Ferghana valley, focusing especially on leaks from above-ground distribution equipment such as gate stations, pressure regulating stations, valves and fittings.
The project involves the deployment of advanced gas leak detection and repair technologies in UTG's low and medium pressure gas distribution network in the Ferghana valley of Uzbekistan, focusing especially on leaks from above-ground distribution equipment such as gate stations, pressure regulating stations, valves and fittings, the statement said.
KAN, Kyrgyzstan: A powerful earthquake killed at least 14 people in Central Asia's densely populated Ferghana valley Wednesday, destroying homes in remote mountain towns and sending people onto the streets in panic.
The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.1 earthquake had its epicentre 11 miles underground, about 26 miles southwest of Ferghana - a city in the east of Uzbekistan close to the Kyrgyz border.
One of the main Uzbek crude oil consumers is the Ferghana refinery (see down16UzbRefOct18-10).
It also planned to build a similar "counter-terrorism training compound" nearby in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, the site last June of the worst outbreak of fighting between ethnic Uzbeks and Kyrgyz in Central Asia's Ferghana valley since the break-up of the Soviet Union.
Qasimov has recorded nine CDs, three with his daughter, Ferghana, who performs with the Ensemble.
Prior to joining Jefferies, Crosbie was a Founding Partner at Gargoyle Partners, before merging with Ferghana Partners, a healthcare advisory firm.
* At 420 Lexington Avenue; Ferghana Partners, Inc leased 4,332 s/ f for five years.
The interventions will focus on especially vulnerable areas - this includes most of Tajikistan, parts of Uzbekistan, and southern Kyrgyzstan including the Ferghana Valley.