Description of Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is an Asian country that is bordered by Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Kazakhstan along with Turkmenistan. It also consists coastline of the Aral Sea. 

History, Map, and Language


Focal Asia truly became an adult with the improvement of the Silk Road from China toward the West. Samarkand and Bukhara lay on the back of this, the most significant exchanging course of its day. The wealth that it conveyed were utilized to assemble fantastic mosques and madrassas, the greater part of which were demolished by the Mongol swarms in the 13th century. A significant part of the harm was repaired and new urban areas were assembled by Timur the Lame in the 14th century. Timur vanquished all before him and, at its stature, his realm extended from Moscow and Baghdad and as far west as Ankara in Turkey.

In 1865, General Kaufmann took Tashkent and consented to arrangements with the Khans. The Bolsheviks were opposed in Central Asia by groups known as Basmachi until the 1930s yet these were at long last stifled and Moscow took control.


Covering roughly 448,000 square km (173,000 square miles), Uzbekistan (actually 'place where there is the Uzbeks') is one of the bigger nations in Central Asia (Kazakhstan is by a wide margin the biggest) and the stand out imparting fringes to four other Central Asian states.


The official dialect is Uzbek, a Turkic tongue firmly identified with Kazakh and Kyrgyz. There is a little Russian-talking minority. Numerous individuals included with tourism communicate in English.

Culture and Holidays

Uzbekistan is a Muslim nation, though a genuinely liberal one where ladies frequently wear pants and skirts in the urban areas. Notwithstanding, for guests its best to conceal out of admiration to the nearby culture and to stay away from undesirable consideration in all regions, however particularly in the progressive Ferghana Valley. Minorities incorporate Tajiks, Kazakhs, Tatars, and Karakalpaks, who all add to the host society with their own particular Central Asian traditions.


  • The Birthday of the Holy Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) on 12th Rabbi ulAwwal, according to the Islamic Lunar Calendar
  • Nowruz Festival on 21st of March  
  • The Day of Remembrance of Honor on 9th of May
  • Two Eid Festivals According to the Islamic Calendar (Two holidays for each)
  • Independence Day on 1st of September
  • Constitution Day on 8th of December

Climate and Weather

Uzbekistan has an amazing mainland atmosphere. It is by and large hottest in the south and coldest in the north. Lately, Uzbekistan has been strikingly influenced by broad an unnatural weather change and the particular impacts of the drying-out of the Aral Sea. This has turned cold chilly winters to gentle ones with less precipitation.

Traveling and Tourism

On the off chance that you drive in Uzbekistan tours, verify you have all enlistment papers, including engine protection. You must convey your UK Driving License or an International Driving Permit at all times. There are many Uzbekistan Tours agencies helping the tourists in the best possible manner.

Safety belts for drivers and travelers are mandatory and the utilization of cellular telephones while driving is disallowed. There are security checkpoints at the city furthest reaches of Tashkent and different towns.

Rail travel

Fare thee well when voyaging long separations via train. On the off chance that you need to travel overnight, keep resources in a sheltered spot.

Air travel

Uzbekistan Airways work standard administrations to various European destinations. Uzbekistan is additionally served by Turkish Airlines.

Vacations and Destinations

  • Chorsu Bazaar, Tashkent
  • Kokand
  • Tashkent Museums
  • Boi-Bulok Caves
  • Bukhara
  • Chatkalsky Reserve 


Some facts about Uzbekistan

Population of country 27,865,738 people
Area of Uzbekistan 447,400 sq. kilometers
Located on the continent Asia (AS)
Capital of Uzbekistan Tashkent
Currency at Uzbekistan Som (UZS)
Domain Zone .uz
Phone country code 998
FIPS code of Uzbekistan UZ

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More information about Uzbekistan

Climate of Uzbekistan:
  • mostly midlatitude desert, long, hot summers, mild winters
  • semiarid grassland in east
Terrain of Uzbekistan:
  • mostly flat-to-rolling sandy desert with dunes
  • broad, flat intensely irrigated river valleys along course of Amu Darya, Syr Darya (Sirdaryo), and Zarafshon
  • Fergana Valley in east surrounded by mountainous Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan
  • shrinking Aral Sea in west
Uzbekistan also has such useful resources as: natural gas, petroleum, coal, gold, uranium, silver, copper, lead and zinc, tungsten, molybdenum.

Top cities of Uzbekistan

City Name Population State Coordinates
1 Tashkent 1,978,028 people Toshkent Shahri 41.26465 x 69.21627
2 Namangan 432,456 people Namangan Viloyati 40.9983 x 71.67257
3 Samarqand 319,366 people Samarqand Viloyati 39.65417 x 66.95972
4 Andijon 318,419 people Andijon Viloyati 40.78306 x 72.34389
5 Buxoro 247,644 people Buxoro Viloyati 39.77472 x 64.42861
6 Nukus 230,006 people Karakalpakstan 42.45306 x 59.61028
7 Qarshi 222,898 people Qashqadaryo Viloyati 38.86667 x 65.8
8 Qo`qon 187,477 people Farg`ona Viloyati 40.52861 x 70.9425
9 Chirchiq 167,842 people Toshkent Viloyati 41.46889 x 69.58222
10 Farg`ona 164,322 people Farg`ona Viloyati 40.38421 x 71.78432
11 Jizzax 152,642 people Jizzax Viloyati 40.11583 x 67.84222
12 Urganch 150,110 people Xorazm Viloyati 41.55 x 60.63333
13 Tirmiz 140,385 people Surxondaryo Viloyati 37.22417 x 67.27833
14 Marg`ilon 133,490 people Farg`ona Viloyati 40.47111 x 71.72472
15 Navoiy 129,725 people Navoiy Viloyati 40.08444 x 65.37917
16 Angren 126,957 people Toshkent Viloyati 41.01667 x 70.14361
17 Olmaliq 121,207 people Toshkent Viloyati 40.84472 x 69.59833
18 Bekobod 86,259 people Toshkent Viloyati 40.22083 x 69.26972
19 Denov 68,994 people Surxondaryo Viloyati 38.26667 x 67.9
20 Chust Shahri 64,966 people Namangan Viloyati 41.00936 x 71.2287
21 Kogon 62,620 people Buxoro Viloyati 39.72278 x 64.55167
22 Yangiyul 60,000 people Toshkent Viloyati 41.11202 x 69.0471
23 Koson 59,681 people Qashqadaryo Viloyati 39.0375 x 65.585
24 Kattaqo'rg'on 59,382 people Samarqand Viloyati 39.89889 x 66.25611
25 Oltinko'l 59,122 people Karakalpakstan 43.06874 x 58.90372
26 Shahrisabz 57,051 people Qashqadaryo Viloyati 39.05778 x 66.83417
27 Asaka 56,736 people Andijon Viloyati 40.64139 x 72.23722
28 Khiwa 55,567 people Xorazm Viloyati 41.37833 x 60.36389
29 Guliston 53,373 people Sirdaryo Viloyati 40.48972 x 68.78417
30 Beruniy 50,929 people Karakalpakstan 41.69111 x 60.7525

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