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Republic of Uzbekistan

Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi  (Uzbek)
Anthem: "Oʻzbekiston Respublikasining Davlat Madhiyasi"
(English: "State Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan")
Location of Uzbekistan (green)
Location of Uzbekistan (green)
Capital
and largest city
Tashkent
41°19′N69°16′E / 41.317°N 69.267°E / 41.317; 69.267
Official languagesUzbek[2]
Recognised regional languagesKarakalpak (in Karakalpakstan)[2]
Inter-ethnic languageRussian[3][4]
Ethnic groups
(2017[5])
Religion
Demonym(s)Uzbek
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutionalrepublic under an authoritarian state[6]
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Abdulla Aripov
• Chairman of the Senate
Tanzila Norbaeva
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
• Formally recognised
26 December 1991
2 March 1992
8 December 1992
Area
• Total
448,978 km2 (173,351 sq mi) (56th)
• Water (%)
4.9
Population
• 2019 estimate
32,768,725[7] (41st)
• Density
74.1/km2 (191.9/sq mi) (132nd)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$238.997 billion[8] (62)
• Per capita
$7,350[8] (125th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$49.119 billion[8] (85th)
• Per capita
$1,238[8] (130th)
Gini (2013)Positive decrease 36.7[9][10]
medium · 88th
HDI (2017)Increase 0.710[11]
high · 105th
CurrencyUzbek som (UZS)
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+998
ISO 3166 codeUZ
Internet TLD.uz

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019


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