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Fergana Province ( , ) is an viloyat (province) of Uzbekistanmarker, located in the southern part of the Fergana Valleymarker in the far east of the country. It borders the Namanganmarker and Andijan Provincesmarker of Uzbekistan, as well as Kyrgyzstanmarker and Tajikistanmarker. It covers an area of 6,800 sq. km. The population is estimated to be around 2,597,000, with over 71% of the population living in rural areas.

Fergana Province is divided into 15 administrative districts. The capital is the city of Ferganamarker (pop est 214,000 inhabitants). Other major cities include Besharik, Khamza, Kokandmarker, Kuva, Kuvasay, Margilanmarker and Rishdanmarker.

The climate is a typically continental climate with extreme differences between winter and summer temperatures.

Agriculture is the main economy activity of Fergana Province, primarily irrigated cotton, sericulture, horticulture, and wine. Animal husbandry concentrates on meat and milk production.

Natural resources include deposits of petroleum, ceramic clays, and construction materials.

Industry is primarily based on oil refining, fertilizer and chemical production, textile and silk weaving, light industry, clothing and ceramics. The area is also a center for the production of traditional Uzbek handicrafts, especially pottery.

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