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Uzbekistan is a country in Central Asia. It has borders with Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan.

Uzbekiston Respublikasi
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National motto: Xxxxx
Official language Uzbek
Capital Tashkent
President Islom Karimov[?]
Prime Minister Otkir Sultonov[?]
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 55th
447,400 km²
 - Total (2002)
 - Density
Ranked 41st
 - Declared
 - Recognised
From Soviet Union
September 1, 1991
Currency Uzbekistani som (UKS)
Time zone UTC +5
National anthem Xxxxx
Internet TLD.UZ
Calling Code998

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History Main article: History of Uzbekistan

Politics Main article: Politics of Uzbekistan


Uzbekistan is divide into 12 wiloyatlar (singular - wiloyat), 1 autonomous republic* (respublikasi), and 1 city** (shahri):

  • Andijon Wiloyati
  • Bukhoro Wiloyati (Bukhara)
  • Farghona Wiloyati
  • Jizzakh Wiloyati
  • Khorazm Wiloyati (Urganch[?])
  • Namangan Wiloyati
  • Nawoiy Wiloyati
  • Qashqadaryo Wiloyati (Qarshi)
  • Qoraqalpoghiston* (Nukus[?])
  • Samarqand Wiloyati (Samarkand)
  • Sirdaryo Wiloyati (Guliston)
  • Surkhondaryo Wiloyati (Termiz[?])
  • Toshkent Shahri** (Tashkent)
  • Toshkent Wiloyati (Tashkent)

note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers (exceptions and alternate spellings have the administrative center name following in parentheses)

Geography Main article: Geography of Uzbekistan

Economy Main article: Economy of Uzbekistan

Demographics Main article: Demographics of Uzbekistan

Culture Main article: Culture of Uzbekistan[?]

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External Links

  1. http://www.centralasiannews.com
  2. http://www.centralasiatravel.com

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