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Republic of Uzbekistan
Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi  (Uzbek)
Flag of Uzbekistan
State emblem[1] of Uzbekistan
Flag State emblem
Oʻzbekiston Respublikasining Davlat Madhiyasi
State Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Location of  Uzbekistan  (green)
Location of  Uzbekistan  (green)
and largest city
41°16′N 69°13′E / 41.267°N 69.217°E / 41.267; 69.217
Official languages Uzbek
Inter-ethnic and de-facto
mostly used language
Spoken languages
Ethnic groups (1996)
Demonym Uzbek
Government Unitary presidential
constitutional republic
• President
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Abdulla Oripov
Legislature Supreme Assembly
Legislative Chamber
2 September 1920
• Uzbek SSR proclaimed
27 October 1924
• Declared independence from the Soviet Union
31 August 1991 (Independence Day on 1 September)
• Recognized
26 December 1991
29 December 1991
8 December 1992
• Total
448,978 km2 (173,351 sq mi) (56th)
• Water (%)
• 2016 estimate
32,121,000 (41st)
• Density
70.3/km2 (182.1/sq mi) (136th)
GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate
• Total
$202.251 billion (62)
• Per capita
$6,452 (125th)
GDP (nominal) 2016 estimate
• Total
$66.797 billion (69th)
• Per capita
$2,131 (130th)
Gini (2003) Negative increase 36.8
medium · 95th
HDI (2014) Increase 0.675
medium · 114th
Currency Uzbekistan som (UZS)
Time zone UZT (UTC+5)
• Summer (DST)
not observed (UTC+5)
Drives on the right
Calling code +998
ISO 3166 code UZ
Internet TLD .uz
  1. Official Uzbek statistics.
  2. As the Emirate of Bukhara, Kokand Khanate, and Khwarezm.

Coordinates: 41°N 69°E / 41°N 69°E / 41; 69

Uzbekistan (US Listeni/ʊzˈbɛkˌstæn, -ˌstɑːn/, UK /ʊzˌbɛkˈstɑːn, ʌz-, -ˈstæn/), officially the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi, Ўзбекистон Республикаси; Russian: Республика Узбекистан), is a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia. It is a unitary, constitutional, presidential republic, comprising twelve provinces, one autonomous republic and a capital city. Uzbekistan is bordered by five landlocked countries: Kazakhstan to the north; Tajikistan to the southeast; Kyrgyzstan to the northeast; Afghanistan to the south; and Turkmenistan to the southwest.



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