Where is Namangan Located?
The second largest city of Uzbekistan, Namangan, is located in the northern Ferghana Valley, about 430km east of Tashkent. Their name goes back to the salt mines in this place, Namak Kan, which have been supplying Uzbek households with salt for a long time.
What Country is Namangan in?
Nowadays oil is extracted here and there are a few refineries. The cultivation of cotton plays a special role. The area around Namangan is claimed by Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, but there are many Uzbeks living here. In the South of Namangan, the rivers, the Naryn and Karadarja flow together and form the Syr Darya. Particularly worth seeing are the Museum of nature and history and the Mausoleum of hodscha Amin Kabri from the 17th century.