Gulistan

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Gulistan

 

(until 1961, Mirzachul’), a city and center of Syr Darya Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Located in the southeastern part of the Golodnaia Steppes on the Great Uzbek Highway, 120 km southwest of Tashkent. Railroad station on the Tashkent-Khavast line. Population, 31,000 (1970). There is a cotton ginning plant, a dairy and creamery, and a machine repair plant in Gulistan. Medical and preschool pedagogical schools are also located there. Gulistan was originally founded as a settlement at the end of the 19th century.

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