American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A city of eastern Uzbekistan southwest of Andijon. It is the center of the fertile Fergana Valley, a densely populated agricultural and industrial region controlled by Russia after 1876. Population: 164,000.
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“In the month of Ramadan of the year 899," writes the great Babur 1483-1530 in his autobiography, The Baburnama, "and in the 12th year of my age, I became ruler in the country of Fergana.”
“Babur – his name means "tiger" – inherited the tiny kingdom of Fergana, in what is now Uzbekistan, from his father.”
“These settlements near the Fergana valley ended up in Kyrgyzstan by accident -- when Lenin dumped them there in 1924.”
“There were no “arbitrary” dividing of Fergana valley: it almost completely belong to Uzbekistan.”
“In 1990 Osh and Fergana valley were on fire, and Gorbachev deployed troops that stop the pogroms.”
“The article by Fergana. ru generated a lot of comments, where readers shared with each other their thoughts concerning the dismantling of the monument.”
“The north of the country covers part of the Fergana valley, which is a major agricultural area in the region.”
“The country also has oil fields in the Fergana valley region, the Ustyurt plateau, and the Aral Sea.”
“Uzbekistan has three refineries, at Fergana, Alty-Arik, and Bukhara, with a total refining capacity of 222,000 bbl/d.”
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