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Full nameNukus
Official nameNukus
Native name 
Total Population260000 (2004 est.)

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Nukus ( ; ; ) is the sixth-largest city in Uzbekistan, and the capital of the autonomous Karakalpakstan Republic. It has a population of 260,000 (2004 estimate). The Amu Darya river passes west of the town.

The city is best known for its world-class Nukus Museum of Art.

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