The Province of Khorezm is situated in north-western pat of Uzbekistan in the lower reaches of the Amudarya River. Its total area is 6 300 square kilometres. The climate is continental, with moderately cold winters and dry hot summers.
The population of the Province is 1,200,000, with about 80% living in the outlying areas.
The Province is divided into 10 administrative districts with Urgench as the administrative center. Urgench has a population of 135,000. Other major towns of the Province are Khiva and Djuma.