The administrative center of the Navoi region – the city of Navoi is located in the valley of the Zarafshan River, 360 km south-west of Tashkent.
Previously, on the site of the city of Navoi, there was the Kermine settlement, which was part of the Bukhara Khanate. In ancient times there were numerous caravans of the Great Silk Road. As a result of archaeological excavations, artifacts of culture of ancient Saks, Bactrians and Khorezmians were discovered here.
Mir Said Bahrom mausoleum
The modern city was founded in 1958, as the center of the mining industry for the extraction of rare-earth elements, precious metals.
The name of the city comes from the name of the great Uzbek poet Alisher Navoi. This is the youngest city of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Recently, Navoi has been a full-fledged free zone in the CIS space – the zone of the FIEZ (Free Industrial Economic Zone).
The climate is sharply continental and dry. In summer the temperature reaches 50° C, in winter the average temperature is 18 ° C. Due to the low humidity, high and low temperatures are easily tolerated.