UZBEKISTAN State Flag

Uzbekistan State Facts

  CAPITAL Tashkent STATE STRUCTURE Presidential republic INTERNAL DIVISION The Republic of Uzbekistan consists of the Republic of Karakalpakstan, regions (uzb. viloyat), rural-type districts (uzb. tuman), urban-type districts, cities of regional subordination, cities of regional subordination, villages (kishlaks and auls). The capital of Uzbekistan – the city of Tashkent has the status of a city […]

Uzbekistan History

Uzbekistan History

Republic of Uzbekistan. Located in the heart of Central Asia, this country was once part of the Persian Empire. It has many cities where architectural monuments from various eras are located. Among them are Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Shakhrizabs, Termez and Kokand. These cities were the centers of science and art. It limits to the north […]

Central Asia between Bark and Wood 3

Central Asia between Bark and Wood Part III

6: Energy and great power games Central Asia is rich in natural resources – especially large oil and gas deposits in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan call for foreign interest. The central location near Afghanistan also gives the region great military strategic importance . Both global and regional powers are trying to strengthen their position. At the […]

Uzbekistan Travel Advice

Uzbekistan Travel Advice

General travel information for Uzbekistan Continent: Asia Geographical location: West Asia, northwest of the Hindu Kush Highest elevation: Hazrat Sulton (4643 m above sea level) Longest river: Amudarja (formerly 1415 km) Form of Government: Republic System Government: Presidential system Languages: Uzbek Neighboring countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan Capital: Tashkent Area: Approx. 449,000 kmĀ² Residents: […]