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Republic of Uzbekistan

Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi  (Uzbek)
Anthem: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasining davlat madhiyasi "Serquyosh hur oʻlkam"
(English: State Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan "My sunny free land")
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][3]
Recognised regional languagesKarakalpak (Karakalpakstan)[2]
Inter-ethnic languageRussian[4][5]
Other languagesTajikKazakhTatarKyrgyzKoryo-marTurkmenEastern ArmenianUkrainianCrimean TatarAzerbaijaniUyghurParyaCentral Asian ArabicBukhoriMeskhetian TurkishBashkir and others
Ethnic groups
(2019[6])
Religion
Demonym(s)Uzbek
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialconstitutionalsecularrepublic
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
Abdulla Aripov
• Chairman of the Senate
Tanzila Narbayeva
• Chairman of the Legislative Chamber
Nurdinjan Ismailov
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
1 September 1991a
• 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
• 2020 estimate
33,570,609[7] (41st)
• Density
74.1/km2 (191.9/sq mi) (132nd)
GDP (PPP)2020 estimate
• Total
$275.806 billion[8] (55)
• Per capita
$9,595[8] (113th)
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
$60.490 billion[8] (78th)
• Per capita
$1,831[8] (144th)
Gini (2013)Positive decrease 36.7[9][10]
medium · 88th
HDI (2018)Steady 0.710[11]
high · 108th
CurrencyUzbek som (UZS)
Time zoneUTC+5 (UZT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+998
ISO 3166 codeUZ
Internet TLD.uz
  1. On 31 August 1991, the Supreme Soviet of the Uzbek SSR voted to declare the country independent from the Soviet Union. The next day was then declared a national holiday and a day off from work by the Uzbek government, thus became Uzbekistan's Independence Day.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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