Akhangaran River

Akhangaran River
Akhangaran River

General information regarding the Akhangaran River

The Akhangaran is a river in Uzbekistan, the right affluent of the Syr Darya.u00a0The names Angren and Kultushkan are also used.u00a0

The Angren River flowing through the valley, originates from the Aktashsay and Urtalyksay rivers on the southwestern slope of the Chatkal range.u00a0The length of the river is 256 km.u00a0And the area of the Akhangaran basin is 7710 km u00b2.u00a0Numerous says fall into the Angren River. They are the Boksuk-say, the Tuganbash-say, the Shavaz-say, the Dukent-say, the Karabau-say, the Akcha-say, the Naugarzan-say, the Jigiristan-say, the Kairagach-say, the Besh-say, the Nishbash-say, the Gush-say and others.

The Akhangaran River plays an important role in the irrigation of the Akhangaran valley.u00a0The dale itself is situated at an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level.u00a0The valley of the Akhangaran River takes the beginning on the Akhangaran plateau from the Chatkal massif.

Here the river takes a number of right tributaries, which in their upper reaches formed narrow gorges, on the plateau have the character of flat rivers, and before flowing into the Akhangaran they overflow by beautiful waterfalls.

It's hard to believe, but a hundred million years ago, before the advent of dinosaurs, the valley was a bay of a warm sea.u00a0At the bottom of the bay there were deposits from shells of large mollusks.u00a0Limestone ridges, which today can be seen along the mountains, were formed from them.

The Akhangaran valley is one of the centers of development of agriculture in the region: on the right bank of the Akhangaran River, ruins of a settlement of the III-IV centuries were found. It is established that the inhabitants of this village used sickles, cream liners, stone grain handles; and for the cultivation of land - compound hoes.u00a0In the IV - Vll centuries on the site of this settlement a fortress and a settlement Namudlyg arose.

Legend about the name "Angren"

The name of the Angren River is preserved in the people legend-fairy tale. Long ago, high in the mountains, a black tower was. An evil sorcerer - the proprietor of the mountain livedu00a0in the tower.u00a0He had everything: diamonds, gold, silver.u00a0He had a daughter Adal - the most beautiful girl in the valley.u00a0Once a young shepherd Angren saw the girl and straightway fell in love with her.u00a0 In the evenings he played the dutar and sang of his love.u00a0The songs were sad.u00a0After all, the daughter of a magician for a poor shepherd was as inaccessible as these distant stars ... "Such songs can only be composed by the smartest, the best person," she thought.u00a0And Adal was not deceived.u00a0When they happened to meet, Angren and Adal liked each other.u00a0They began to meet secretly from Adal's father ... Days passed.u00a0The shepherd folded many songs about his beloved.u00a0And when the time came Adal told Angren a secret of the magic treasure.u00a0It was a treasure of sun stone. She said to Angren: "Wonderful stones save a lot of warmth and light. Take this mystery to people, they have outposts, they have nothing to keep warm in bad weather ..." The girl disappeared into a gloomy tower, and the shepherd went to look for treasure in orderu00a0to give it to ordinary people.u00a0Angren could not find the treasure.u00a0He thought and decided: "I have to find a true friend.u00a0And he went around the world, turning into a stormy river, beckoning and calling people to him.u00a0And Adal, having lost his beloved, in a fit of desperation, rushed from the cliff.u00a0And where the drops of her blood fell, bright poppies grew ... Bewitched by the beauty of the Angren valley, people came here and found the treasure of the evil wizard.u00a0These were coal beds of coal. This is a legend, but according to the scientists' assumption, the name Angren is the transformed name of the Akhangaran River, which in ancient Turkic means "the valley of the iron affairs of the masters".

Fishing on the Akhangaran River

Marinka is the most common fish of Asian mountain rivers and lakes. Marinka is also caught in the Akhangaran River.u00a0Above the Angren reservoir, where the Angren River is already a full-flowing mountain river, there are the most long-range places. In the lower reaches of the small says that flow into the Akhangaran, marinka is also enough, especially for its right-sided tributaries - Ertash and Akchasay.

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