Uzbekistan Geography and Population

Geography Uzbekistan (Geography), Most of Uzbekistan’s territory is part of the Turan lowlands, much of which is the Kyzylku Desert. To the NW of the Karakalpak Autonomous Republic lies the Ustjurth Highlands, and to the east the foothills of the Tian Shan and Gissar-Alaj mountains extend inland and close in on the fertile Fergana Valley. […]

Uzbekistan Economy

Uzbekistan Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data According to cheeroutdoor.com, the main priority of the government is the liberalization of the economy. Its main policy in this regard is the mass privatization of state-owned enterprises and banks with the aim of reducing the influence of the state […]

History in Uzbekistan

History in Uzbekistan

Already by the beginning of the 1st millennium BC. Several civilizations existed on the territory of modern Uzbekistan, the largest of which were Sogdiana and Khorezm. Khorezm was located south of the Aral Sea, along the Amu Darya River, and Sogdiana – in the basins of the Zeravshan and Kashkadarya rivers. In the 6th c. […]

Uzbekistan History

Uzbekistan History

Established in 1924, federated to the USSR since 1925, the republic of the Uzbekistan became independent in December 1991. Between 1924 and 1929 the Uzbekistan it also included the autonomous republic of Tajikistan and in 1936 the autonomous republic Kara-Kalpakija was included within it. ● The objective of circumscribing the ethnic and religious contrasts, which […]

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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 km² Residents: […]