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Uzbekistan
O'zebekistan Republikasi  (Uzbek)
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]
Ethnic groups(1996)
DemonymUzbek
GovernmentUnitarypresidential
constitutional republic
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Abdulla Aripov
LegislatureSupreme Assembly
Senate
Legislative Chamber
Formation
• Emirate of Bukhara proclaimed
1785
30 April 1920
• Uzbek SSR established after national delimitation
27 October 1924
• Declared independence from the Soviet Union
31 August 1991
2 March 1992
8 December 1992
Area
• Total
448,978 km2 (173,351 sq mi) (56th)
• Water (%)
4.9
Population
• 2017 estimate
32,979,000[8][9] (42nd)
• Density
70.5/km2 (182.6/sq mi) (132nd)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$222.792 billion[10] (62)
• Per capita
$7,023[10] (125th)
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$68.324 billion[10] (69th)
• Per capita
$2,154[10] (130th)
Gini (2013)Positive decrease 36.7[11][12]
medium · 88th
HDI (2015)Increase 0.701[13]
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

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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