It shares borders with Kazakhstan to the west and to the north, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the east, and Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to the south.
Coat of arms
Republic of Uzbekistan
Anthem National Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Capital (and largest city) Tashkent
Official languages Uzbek
Independence from the Soviet Union
- Declared September 1, 1991
- Recognized December 8, 1991
- Completed December 25, 1991
Area 447,400 km² 172,742 sq mi (56th)
- July 2005 estimate 26,593,000 (44th)
- Density 59/kmē (136th) 153/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $50.395 billion (74th)
- Per capita $2,283 (145th)
Currency Uzbekistan som (Uzbekiston so'mi) (UZS)
Time zone UZT (UTC+5)
- Summer (DST) not observed (UTC+5)
Internet TLD .uz
Calling code +998
For a more information about Uzbekistan see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page was retrieved and condensed from (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uzbekistan) see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, March 2008.
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