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Sherabad

 

a city (since 1973) and administrative center of Sherabad Raion, Surkhandar’ia Oblast, Uzbek SSR. Sherabad is situated on the right bank of the Sherabad River, a tributary of the Amu Darya, 42 km from the Naushakhar railroad station on the Kagan-Termez line and 59 km from Termez. It has a cotton-ginning plant, an industrial combine, and a ceramics plant.


Sherabad

 

a river in Surkhandar’ia Oblast, Uzbek SSR; a right tributary of the Amu Darya. The Sherabad, also called the Shirabaddar’ia, is known as the Irgaily at its source, the Machaidar’ia in its upper course, and the Karasu in its lower course. The river measures 177 km in length and drains an area of 2,950 sq km before emerging from the mountains. It rises in the Baisuntau Range. The river is fed by snow and rain. The mean flow rate is 7.5 cu m per sec at the city of Sherabad; below this point the water of the river is diverted by a network of canals for irrigation. The irrigation fan of the Sherabad receives supplementary water from the Surkhandar’ia River.

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