There exist four Uzbek exclaves, all of
them surrounded by Kyrgyz territory in the Fergana Valley region where
Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan meet. Two of them are the towns of
Sokh and Shah-i-Mardan; the two other are the tiny territories of Kalacha
and Dzhangail located north of Sokh and north-west of Shah-i-Mardan respectively. (Palmberg.)
is according to own calculations 228.8 kmē and is quoted to have a population of 42,800 (1993), although some estimates go
as high as 70,000. 99% Tajiks, the rest Kyrgyz.
of the Vorukh enclave. (Click on the image.)
is a tiny exclave, 3,5 km long and 1 km on its widest.
of the Kalacha enclave. (Click on the image.)
is according to own calculations 38.2 kmē and with a population of 5,100 (1993). 91% Uzbeks, 9% Kyrgyz.
of the Shah-i-Mardan enclave. (Click on the image.)
exclave is about 1700 m long and 850 m wide.
of the Dzhangail enclave. It has not been possible to get verified if the
exclave still is alive as of January 2012. (Click on the image.)
location of the Dzhangail exclave. The entire exclave appears to consist
from farmland and seems to be uninhabited.
All map images on this page are from Atlas
avtomobil'nikh dorog, Belarus 1999, ISBN 985-409-022-1.
Ortomaps are from Google Earth as presented in