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Uzbekistan : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Uzbekistan
Continent Asia
Location 41.37750 N, 64.58530 E
Map of Uzbekistan  Map of Uzbekistan
Flag  Uzbekistan flag
Area 448,978 km²
Neighboring Countries Turkmenistan

Tajikistan

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

Afghanistan

Pakistan

Iran

Azerbaijan

Armenia

Georgia

Kuwait

Iraq

Bahrain

Qatar

United Arab Emirates

Nepal

Syria

Oman

Turkey

Lebanon

Saudi Arabia

India

Cyprus

Jordan

Palestine

Time Zone UZT (UTC +5)
Population 30.734 million (2017)
Symbol  Uzbekistan symbol
Independence Day September 1st, 1991
President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Abdulla Oripov
National Anthem ‘’O’zbekiston Respublikasining Davlat Madhiyasi (State Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan)’’
National Dish Plov (Palov)
National Drink Green Tea
Cereals Produce Mainly Cereals

Coarse Grains

Maize

National Poet Zulfiya
Popular Sports Football

Basketball

Boxing

Wrestling

Judo

National Dance Ferghana

Bukhara

Khorezm

National Language Uzbek
Seasons in Uzbekistan Autumn Season

Spring Season

Summer Season

Winter Season

Prestigious Awards of Uzbekistan Military Award – Order of Jaloliddin Manguberdi
Traditional Dress Uzbek Men’s Clothing

Chapan

Tubeteika

Kuylak

Ishton

Uzbek Women’s Clothing

Tubeteika

Kuilak

Lozim

Keshkurta

Rumcha

Mursak

Religion in Uzbekistan Islam (88%)

Eastern Orthodox (9%)

Other (3%)

Average Marriage age in Uzbekistan 25.2 years for men and 22.4 years for women
Capital Tashkent (410 16’N 69013’E)
Number of Regions 12 Regions
Largest Region in Uzbekistan Samarqand Region
Smallest Region in Uzbekistan Sirdaryo Region
Number of Cities 110 Cities
Largest City in Uzbekistan Tashkent
Smallest City in Uzbekistan Shodimardon
Literacy rate 99.7% (males)

99.5% (females)

Type of Government Republic

Unitary State

Presidential System

GDP PPP – $222.792 billion (2017)

Nominal – $68.324 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $7,023 (2017)
Total Number of Uzbekistan Army 65,000
Currency Uzbekistani so’m (UZS)
Calling Code  +998
Internet TLD .uz
ISO 3166 code UZ
Festivals of Uzbekistan Navruz

Boysun Bahori

Shark Taronalari

Independence Day

New Year

Ramadan and Eid ul-Fitr

Historic Monuments Ark Fortress

Shah-i-Zinda Mausoleum

Ak-Saray Palace

Bibi Khanum Mosque

Protected Areas in Uzbekistan 2 National Parks

1 Biosphere Reserves

Longest River in Uzbekistan Amu Darya River
Largest Lake Sarygamysh Lake
Largest Island Vozrozhdeniya Island
Largest Desert Kyzylkum Desert
Highest Mountain in Uzbekistan Mount Adelung
Biggest Dam in Uzbekistan Rogun Dam
Biggest Airport Tashkent International Airport
Total Number of Airport 16 Airports
Total Number of Universities 37 Universities
Tallest Building in Uzbekistan Tashkent Tower
Richest person of Uzbekistan Alisher Usmanov
Best places to visit in Uzbekistan Tashkent Museums

Boi-Bulok Caves

Bukhara

Chatkalsky Reserve

Silk Road Cycling

Ice Climbing in Turkestan

Khiva

Ferghana Valley

Samarkand

Official Website https://www.gov.uz/en
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