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Republic of Uzbekistan
Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi  (Uzbek)Республика Узбекистан  (Russian)
Anthem: 
Oʻzbekiston Respublikasining Davlat Madhiyasi
State Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Location of  Uzbekistan  (green)
Location of  Uzbekistan  (green)
Capital
and largest city
Tashkent
41°16′N69°13′E / 41.267°N 69.217°E / 41.267; 69.217
Official languagesUzbek
Inter-ethnic languageRussian[2][3][4][5][6]
Spoken languages[7]
Ethnic groups(1996)
DemonymUzbek
GovernmentUnitarypresidential
constitutional republic
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Abdulla Oripov
LegislatureSupreme Assembly
Senate
Legislative Chamber
Formation
1785
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
Area
• Total
448,978 km2 (173,351 sq mi) (56th)
• Water (%)
4.9
Population
• 2016 estimate
32,121,000[13][14] (41st)
• Density
70.3/km2 (182.1/sq mi) (136th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$222.792 billion[15] (62)
• Per capita
$7,023[15] (125th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$68.324 billion[15] (69th)
• Per capita
$2,154[15] (130th)
Gini (2003)Negative increase 36.8
medium · 95th
HDI (2015)Increase 0.701[16]
high · 105th
CurrencyUzbekistani soʻm (UZS)
Time zoneUZT(UTC+5)
• Summer (DST)
not observed (UTC+5)
Drives on theright
Calling code+998
ISO 3166 codeUZ
Internet TLD.uz
  1. Official Uzbek statistics.[citation needed]
  2. As the Emirate of Bukhara, Kokand Khanate, and Khwarezm.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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