Atlas of Urban Expansion

Bukhara
Uzbekistan
Region: South and Central Asia
2013 Population
369,044
2013 Urban Extent
21,636
hectares
2013 Density
17
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Bukhara in 2013 was 369,044, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.5% since 2000. The population of Bukhara in 2000 was 138,578, increasing at an average annual rate of 12.8% since 1991, when its population was 42,305.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Bukhara in 2013 was 21,636 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.6% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 7,983 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 17.4% since 2000, when its urban extent was 1,596 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Bukhara in 2013 was 26 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.9% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 33 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -6.1% since 1991 when the built-up area density was 58.41 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Bukhara in 2013 was 17 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.1% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 17 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -4.6% since 1991 when the urban extent density was 27 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 9,992 hectares of built-up area was added to the Bukhara urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 21% was Infill, 14% was Extension, 3% was Leapfrog, and 63% was Inclusion. A total of 3,436 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1991 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 12% was Infill, 57% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 30% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Bukhara 1990-2014 expansion area was 8.61 meters, compared to 10.69 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Bukhara occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 15%, compared to 25% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Bukhara's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.84 km/km2, compared to 1.58 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Bukhara's 1990-2014 expansion area was 69%, compared to 89% in the pre-1990 area.

1991-2000  2000-2013
1991-2000  2000-2013
1991-2000  2000-2013

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Bukhara's 1990-2014 expansion area was 3.45 hectares, compared to 9.96 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1991-2000  2000-2013