Population1325 thousand people
Population density62.5 person/km2
Largest citiesJizzakh city - 171,7 thousand people
Climate in the city of Jizzakh is moderately warm. In winter, there is much more rainfall than in summer. There is little rainfall throughout the year. The climate is classified as Csa by the Köppen-Geiger system. The average annual temperature in Jizzak is 15.6 °C. The average rainfall per year is 370 mm.
The relief of Jizzakh is located in the valley of Sanzar river, at the northern foot of Nuratau mountains, in the southern part of Mirzachul steppe, 180 km south-west of Tashkent, 90 km north-east of Samarkand. The city is bordered by Jizzakh and Gallaaral districts of Jizzakh region.
The total land area is 2117 thousand hectares. Of these, irrigated agricultural area is 300.3 thousand hectares, non-irrigated agricultural area is 742.7 thousand hectares, and area for livestock is 15.0 thousand hectares.
The region uses water resources of 2 rivers. (Sirdarya, Zarafshan South Mirzachul main canal). The average volume of used water resources is about 1.9 billion m3 per year. The main river is Sangzar.
There are 4 artificial reservoirs with a total displacement of about 219.0 million m3 in the region.
Total land area is 2117 thousand hectares. Of these, irrigated agricultural area is 300,3 thousand hectares, non-irrigated agricultural area is 742,7 thousand hectares, and pasture area for livestock is 15,0 thousand hectares. Processed - 480800.3 ha. Forests - 164111 ha. Perennial trees - 18501.58 ha. Total unused land - 650563 ha. There is one Sangzar river in Jizzakh region, the total length of Arnasai-Aidar Lakes is 350 kilometers, an average width is 45 kilometers, the deepest spot is 45 meters, the total area of the lake is 3700 sq.km