Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has the largest population among all the Central Asian countries, and a heritage of the Silk Road.

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, or Toshkent, is the capital and largest city of Uzbekistan, as well as the most populous city in ex-Soviet , with a population in 2018 of 2,485,900. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

or Samarqand is perhaps the most famous city of modern Uzbekistan. Photo: eltito, CC BY 2.0.

is a viloyat of Uzbekistan, located in the northeastern part of the country, between the River and the Tien Shan Mountains. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

in Uzbekistan was historically one of the great trading cities along the Silk Road. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The Uzbek part of the is in the center of the valley, and in the extreme southeast of Uzbekistan. Photo: Bobyrr, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the most visited and most famous region of the historic Silk Road through . Photo: Dave Proffer, CC BY 2.0.

comprises nearly one half of Uzbekistan, dominated by the barren Kyzylkum Desert and the enormous semi-autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the southern, Tajik-dominated, mountainous portion of Uzbekistan to the south of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Uzbekistan

Latitude of center
41.6° or 41° 36' north
Longitude of center
63° or 63° east
Population
29,700,000
Elevation
193 metres (633 feet)
Capital
Area
447,400 km² (172,742 miles²)
Currency
Som (UZS)
Phone code
998
Internet domain
.uz
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424317428
Geo­Names ID
1512440
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Уазбақьистан
  • Abkhazian: Узбекисҭан
  • Achinese: Uzbèkistan
  • Adyghe: Узбекистан
  • Afar: Ózbekstan
  • Afrikaans: Oesbekistan
  • Akan: Uzbekistan
  • Akan: Uzbɛkistan
  • Albanian: Uzbekistani
  • Amharic: ኡዝቤኪስታን
  • Amharic: ዩዝበኪስታን
  • Arabic: Usbekistan
  • Arabic: أوزبكستان
  • Arabic: ازبكستان
  • Aragonese: Uzbekistán
  • Armenian: Ուզբեկիստան
  • Armenian: Ուզբեկստան
  • Armenian: Ուզպեքիստան
  • Arpitan: Ozbèquistan
  • Assamese: উজবেকিস্তান
  • Asturian: Uzbekistán
  • Asturian: Uzbequistán
  • Awadhi: उज्बेकिस्तान
  • Azerbaijani: Özbəkistan
  • Bambara: Uzebekisitani
  • Bashkir: Үзбәкстан
  • Basque: Uzbekistan
  • Bavarian: Usbekistan
  • Belarusian: Рэспубліка Ўзбэкістан
  • Belarusian: Узбекістан
  • Belarusian: Узбэкістан
  • Bengali: উজবেকিস্তান
  • Bengali: উজ্বেকিস্থান
  • Bhojpuri: उज़्बेकिस्तान
  • Bishnupriya: উজবেকিস্তান
  • Bosnian: Uzbekistan
  • Brahui: Uzbakistán
  • Breton: Ouzbekistan
  • Buginese: Uzbekistan
  • Bulgarian: Република Узбекистан
  • Bulgarian: Узбекистан
  • Burmese: ဥဇဘက်ကစ္စတန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ဥဘက်ကစ္စတန်
  • Catalan: L’Uzbekistan
  • Catalan: República de l'Uzbekistan
  • Catalan: Uzbekistan
  • Cebuano: Osbekistan
  • Cebuano: Uzbekistan
  • Central Bikol: Usbekistan
  • Central Kurdish: ئوزبەکستان
  • Chavacano: Uzbekistán
  • Chechen: Узбекистан
  • Cherokee: ᎤᏍᏇᎩᏍᏔᏂ
  • Cherokee: ᎤᏍᏇᎩᏍᏖᏂ
  • Chinese: Uzbekistan
  • Chinese: Wūzībiékèsītǎn
  • Chinese: 乌兹别克
  • Chinese: 乌兹别克斯坦
  • Chinese: 烏茲別克
  • Chinese: 烏茲別克斯坦
  • Chuvash: Узбекистан
  • Chuvash: Ӳспекстан
  • Cornish: Pow Ousbek
  • Crimean Tatar: Özbekistan
  • Croatian: Uzbekistan
  • Czech: Republika Uzbekistán
  • Czech: Uzbekistán
  • Danish: Usbekistan
  • Dhivehi: އުޒްބެކިސްތާން
  • Dimli (individual language): Ozbekıstan
  • Dotyali: उज्बेकिस्तान
  • Dutch: Oezbekistan
  • Dutch: UZ
  • Dutch: UZB
  • Dzongkha: ཨུཛ་བེ་ཀིསི་ཏཱན
  • Dzongkha: ཨུཛ་བེ་ཀིསི་ཏཱན་
  • Eastern Mari: Узбекистан
  • Egyptian Arabic: اوزبيكيستان
  • English: Republic of Uzbekistan
  • English: UZB
  • English: uz
  • English: 🇺🇿
  • Esperanto: Uzbekio
  • Esperanto: Uzbekistano
  • Esperanto: Uzbekujo
  • Estonian: Usbekistan
  • Estonian: Usbekistani Vabariik
  • Ewe: Uzbekistan
  • Ewe: Uzbekistan nutome
  • Extremaduran: Uzbequistán
  • Faroese: Usbekistan
  • Fiji Hindi: Uzbekistan
  • Finnish: Uzbekistan
  • Finnish: Uzbekistanin tasavalta
  • French: Ouzbékistan
  • French: UZ
  • French: la République d’Ouzbékistan
  • Fulah: Usbekistaan
  • Gagauz: Özbekistan
  • Galician: República de Uzbekistán
  • Galician: Uzbekistán
  • Galician: Uzbequistán
  • Ganda: Wuzibekisitaani
  • Georgian: უზბაკეთი
  • Georgian: უზბეკეთი
  • German: Usbekistan
  • Goan Konkani: Uzbekistan
  • Goan Konkani: उझबेकिस्तान
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία του Ουζμπεκιστάν
  • Greek: Ουζμπεκιστάν
  • Guarani: Uvekitã
  • Guianese Creole French: Ouzbékistan
  • Gujarati: ઉઝબેકિસ્તાન
  • Gujarati: ઉઝ્બેકિસ્તાન
  • Haitian: Ouzbekistan
  • Hakka Chinese: Uzbekistan
  • Hausa: Uzbekistan
  • Hausa: Uzubekistan
  • Hebrew: אוזבקיסטאן
  • Hebrew: אוזבקיסטן
  • Hindi: उजबेकिस्तान
  • Hindi: उज़्बेकिस्तान
  • Hungarian: Üzbegisztán
  • Hungarian: Üzbég Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Úsbekistan
  • Ido: Uzbekistan
  • Iloko: Uzbekistan
  • Inari Sami: Uzbekistan
  • Inari Sami: Uzbekistan täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Usbekistan
  • Indonesian: Uzbekistan
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Uzbekistan
  • Interlingue: Uzbekistan
  • Irish: An Úisbéiceastáin
  • Irish: Úisbéiceastáin
  • Italian: Repubblica dell'Uzbekistan
  • Italian: Uzbekistan
  • Jamaican Creole English: Uzbekistan
  • Japanese: ウズベキスタン
  • Japanese: ウズベキスタン共和国
  • Japanese: ウズベク
  • Javanese: Uzbèkistan
  • Kabardian: Узбэчыстэн
  • Kabiyè: Uzibekistanɩ
  • Kabyle: Uzbakistan
  • Kalaallisut: Uzbekistani
  • Kalmyk: Сартин Орн
  • Kalmyk: Узбек Орн
  • Kannada: ಉಜ್ಬೇಕಿಸ್ಥಾನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: O'zbekstan
  • Karachay-Balkar: Юзбекистан
  • Kashubian: Ùzbekistan
  • Kazakh: Өзбекстан
  • Khmer: អ៊ូហ្សបេគីស្តង់
  • Kikuyu: Uzbekistan
  • Kikuyu: Uzibekistani
  • Kinyarwanda: Uzubekisitani
  • Kirghiz: Өзбекстан
  • Kirghiz: Өзбекстан Республикасы
  • Komi: Узбекистан
  • Kongo: Uzbekistan
  • Korean: 우즈베키스탄
  • Korean: 우즈벡
  • Kurdish: Ûzbêkistan
  • Kurdish: ئوزبەکستان
  • Ladin: Uzbekistan
  • Ladino: Uzbekistan
  • Lao: Uzbekistan
  • Lao: ອຸດເບກິສະຖານ
  • Latin: Uzbecia
  • Latvian: Uzbekistāna
  • Lezghian: Узбекистан
  • Ligurian: Uzbekistan
  • Limburgan: Oesbekistan
  • Lingala: Uzbekistáni
  • Lingala: Uzibɛkisitá
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Uzbecistan
  • Literary Chinese: 烏茲別克
  • Literary Chinese: 烏茲別克斯坦
  • Lithuanian: Uzbekija
  • Lithuanian: Uzbekistanas
  • Livvi: Uzbekistuanu
  • Lombard: Uzbekistan
  • Low German: Usbekistan
  • Lower Sorbian: Usbekistan
  • Luba-Katanga: Uzibekisita
  • Luxembourgish: Usbekistan
  • Macedonian: Узбекистан
  • Maithili: उज्बेकिस्तान
  • Malagasy: Ozbekistan
  • Malagasy: Ozbekistàna
  • Malagasy: Uzbekistan
  • Malay: Uzbekistan
  • Malayalam: ഉസ്ബെക്കിസ്ഥാന്‍
  • Malayalam: ഉസ്ബെക്കിസ്ഥാൻ
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Użbekistan
  • Maltese: Użbekistan
  • Manx: Yn Oosbeckistaan
  • Maori: Uhipeketāne
  • Marathi: उझबेकिस्तान
  • Mazanderani: ازبکستون
  • Mazanderani: اوزبکستون
  • Min Dong Chinese: Uzbekistan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Uzbekistan
  • Minangkabau: Uzbekistan
  • Mingrelian: უზბეკეთი
  • Moksha: Узбекистан
  • Mongolian: Узбекистан
  • Moroccan Arabic: أوزباكستان
  • Moroccan Arabic: ؤزباكيستان
  • Nauru: Uzbekistan
  • Nepali: उज्बेकिस्तान
  • Nepali: उज्वेकिस्तान
  • Newari: उज्बेकिस्तान
  • North Ndebele: Uzbekistan
  • Northern Frisian: Usbekistaan
  • Northern Luri: ازبکستان
  • Northern Sami: Usbekistan
  • Northern Sami: Usbekistana dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Uzbekistan
  • Northern Sami: Uzbekistana dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Uzbekistan dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Uzbekistána
  • Norwegian: Usbekistan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Usbekistan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Usbekistan
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Usbekistan
  • Novial: Uzbekistan
  • Occitan (post 1500): Ozbequistan
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܘܙܒܩܣܛܐܢ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Usbecastan
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Usbecistan
  • Oriya: ଉଜବେକିସ୍ତାନ
  • Oriya: ଉଜବେକିସ୍ଥାନ
  • Oriya: ଉଜବେକିସ୍ଥାନ୍
  • Oromo: Uzbeekistaan
  • Ossetian: Узбекистан
  • Pali: उजबेकिस्थान
  • Pampanga: Uzbekistan
  • Panjabi: ਉਜ਼ਬੇਕਿਸਤਾਨ
  • Papiamento: Uzbekistan
  • Persian: ازبکستان
  • Piemontese: Uzbekistan
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Uzbekistaan
  • Polish: Uzbekistan
  • Portuguese: República do Usbequistão
  • Portuguese: República do Uzbequistão
  • Portuguese: Usbequistão
  • Portuguese: Uzbequistão
  • Pushto: ازبکستان
  • Pushto: اوزبکستان
  • Quechua: Usbiksuyu
  • Romanian: Uzbekistan
  • Romansh: Usbekistan
  • Rundi: Uzubekisitani
  • Russia Buriat: Узбекистан
  • Russian: Республика Узбекистан
  • Russian: Узбекистан
  • Rusyn: Узбекістан
  • Sakizaya: Uzbekistan
  • Samoan: Uzbekistan
  • Samogitian: Ozbėkistans
  • Sango: Uzbekistäan
  • Sanskrit: उजबेकिस्थान
  • Santali: ᱩᱡᱽᱵᱮᱠᱤᱥᱛᱟᱱ
  • Saraiki: ازبکستان
  • Sardinian: Uzbekistàn
  • Scots: Uzbekistan
  • Scottish Gaelic: Usbagastàn
  • Serbian: Uzbekistan
  • Serbian: Република Узбекистан
  • Serbian: Узбекистан
  • Serbo-Croatian: Uzbekistan
  • Shan: ဢူႇၸပႄႉၵိတ်ႇသတၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Uzbekistan
  • Sicilian: Uzbekistan
  • Silesian: Uzbekistůn
  • Sindhi: ازبڪستان
  • Sinhala: උස්බෙකිස්ථානය
  • Skolt Sami: Uzbekistaan
  • Skolt Sami: Uzbekistaan tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Uzbekistan
  • Slovenian: Uzbekistan
  • Somali: Usbekistan
  • Somali: Uusbakistaan
  • South Azerbaijani: اؤزبکیستان
  • Spanish: República de Uzbekistán
  • Spanish: Uzbekistan
  • Spanish: Uzbekistán
  • Sundanese: Uzbékistan
  • Swahili: Uzbekistan
  • Swahili: Uzibekistani
  • Swati: IZubekhi
  • Swedish: Republiken Uzbekistan
  • Swedish: Uzbekistan
  • Swiss German: Usbekistan
  • Tagalog: Uzbekistan
  • Tajik: uz
  • Tajik: Узбакистон
  • Tajik: Узбекистон
  • Tajik: ҶУ
  • Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Узбакистон
  • Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Узбекистон
  • Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Ӯзбакистон
  • Tajik: Ҷумҳурии Ӯзбекистон
  • Tajik: ҶӮ
  • Tajik: Ӯзбакистон
  • Tajik: Ӯзбекистон
  • Tamil: உசுபெக்கிசுத்தான்
  • Tamil: உசுபெக்கித்தான்
  • Tamil: உஸ்பெகிஸ்தான்
  • Tatar: Үзбәкстан
  • Telugu: ఉజ్బెకిస్తాన్
  • Tetum: Uzbekistaun
  • Thai: ประเทศอุซเบกิสถาน
  • Thai: อุซเบกิสถาน
  • Tibetan: ཨུ་ཟ་བྷེ་ཁི་སི་ཐན།
  • Tibetan: ཨུཛ་བེ་ཀིསྟཱན།
  • Tigrinya: ዩዝበኪስታን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻUsipekitēni
  • Tosk Albanian: Usbekistan
  • Tumbuka: Uzbekistan
  • Tunisian Arabic: أوزباكستان
  • Turkish: Özbekistan
  • Turkmen: Özbegistan
  • Tuvinian: Узбекистан
  • Udmurt: Узбекистан
  • Uighur: ئۆزبېكىستان
  • Ukrainian: Респу́бліка Узбекиста́н
  • Ukrainian: Узбекистан
  • Ukrainian: Узбекістан
  • Upper Sorbian: Uzbekistan
  • Urdu: ازبکستان
  • Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston
  • Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi
  • Uzbek: O‘zbekiston
  • Uzbek: O‘zbekiston Respublikasi
  • Uzbek: Ŭzbekiston Respublikasi
  • Uzbek: Ўзбекистон
  • Venetian: Uzbekistan
  • Veps: Uzbekistan
  • Vietnamese: U-dơ-bê-ki-xtan (Uzbekistan)
  • Vietnamese: U-dơ-bê-ki-xtan
  • Vietnamese: Uzbekistan
  • Volapük: Lusbekän
  • Võro: Usbekistan
  • Waray (Philippines): Usbekistan
  • Welsh: Uzbekistan
  • Welsh: Wsbecistan
  • Western Armenian: Ուզպեքիստան
  • Western Balochi: ازبکستان
  • Western Frisian: Oezbekistan
  • Western Panjabi: ازبکستان
  • Wolof: Usbekistaan
  • Wu Chinese: 乌字别基斯当
  • Yakut: Узбекистаан
  • Yiddish: אוזבעקיסטאן
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Nṣibẹkisitani
  • Yoruba: Ùsbẹ̀kìstán
  • Yue Chinese: 月即別
  • Zeeuws: Oezbekistan
  • Zhuang: Uzbekistan
  • Zulu: i-Uzbekistan
  • O'zbekiston
  • Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic
  • Uzbekskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika
  • Uzbequistan
  • Ёзбекистан
  • ئۆزبەکستان

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