Khavast

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Khavast

 

(until 1963, Ursat’evskaia), an urban-type settlement in Syr Darya Oblast, Uzbek SSR, under jurisdiction of the Iangier city soviet. Khavast is a highway junction and a junction of rail lines to Tashkent, Samarkand, and Kokand. It has enterprises connected with railroad transport.

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