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: […]