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 populated 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.

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

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


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 Qaraqalpaqstan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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


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