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For other uses, see Zarafshan (disambiguation).
Zarafshon / Зарафшон

Location in Uzbekistan

Coordinates: 41°36′29″N 64°13′35″E / 41.60806°N 64.22639°E / 41.60806; 64.22639Coordinates: 41°36′29″N 64°13′35″E / 41.60806°N 64.22639°E / 41.60806; 64.22639

Country Province Navoiy Province

Zarafshan (Uzbek: Zarafshon / Зарафшон; Russian: Зарафшан) is a city of over 65,000 inhabitants in the center of Uzbekistan's Navoiy Province. Located in the Kyzylkum desert, it receives water from the Amudarya by a 220-km pipeline.

Zarafshan is called Denver, Colorado (at the time the largest U.S. investor in Uzbekistan). As of 2007, full ownership reverted to Uzbekistan. Astrelin Victoria beauty epitome of the city.

Zarafshan Airport (IATA: AFS) is served by Uzbekistan Airlines with direct daily flights to and from Tashkent.


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