Near the city of Andijan, it is planned to build a residential block Yangi Andijon on 4,000 hectares of land for 411,000 people. On April 12, the master plan of the block was presented to the President of Uzbekistan.
According to the master plan, there will be housing, shopping centers, a small industrial zone, green space, service area and roads.
“Most importantly, this residential block will be built on vacant land that is not used for agriculture. As a result of the construction of a housing estate, a new town with a population of 411,000 will appear.
The President got acquainted with the project and instructed to carefully and qualitatively design housing, make effective use of the potential of local specialists in its implementation, create as many green areas, parks and alleys, all conditions for a comfortable life of the population,” the presidential press service said.
For information, Andijan is the second most densely populated city in Uzbekistan with a population of more than 440,000.
The center of the region is the city of Andijan, which in ancient times was located on the Great Silk road, and is also known as the birthplace of the Uzbek poet and writer Zahiriddin Muhammad Babur.
The history of the region begins with the mention of the ancient state of Davan that appeared here in the 6th century, where agriculture with artificial irrigation, cattle breeding, and “Sky horses” were bred here.
A trip to the region will allow you to discover historical architectural monuments like the Jami Complex, learn the secrets of the ancient city of Mingtepa, located 30 km from the city of Andijan, or visit a real national center for tourists, where everyone can stay in a guest house in the Uzbek style, watch bright performances of tightrope walkers and get acquainted with the magnificent products of local craftsmen.
Today Andijan is an industrial city and capital of Uzbekistan’s most densely populated province. The growth is still based on oil and cotton: the region is the premier oil producer in the republic and the most intensive cotton farmer in the CIS, with about 75 per cent of irrigated land turned over to ‘white gold’.
Modern Andijan is the large city of Uzbekistan, the largest center for engineering industry. Andijan has the automobile production plant, a number of other major companies: engineering, canning and dairy factories, flour mill, cotton mill, textile factory.
This beautiful sunny city becomes more attractive from year to year: new modern buildings are built, range of entertainment and shopping centers is growing. Andijan abounds in green gardens, parks and alleys.
By Sher Karimov