Uzbekistan Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Every guest takes his turn as toast master. The toast master stands up, his glass of vodka in hand and... More
  • Family: Many household include more than one generation and it is customary for the youngest son and his wife to live... More
  • Fashion: Western style clothing is worn and by many combined with the traditional Uzbek styles. Traditional clothing for men includes the... More
  • Visiting: Men will always shake hands with other men. Even if you are not introduced to everyone, a simple handshake substitutes... More

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Capital Tashkent (Toshkent)
Government Type presidential republic; highly authoritarian
Currency UZS
Population 29,473,614
Total Area 172,741 Square Miles
447,400 Square Kilometers
Location Central Asia, north of Turkmenistan, south of Kazakhstan
Language Uzbek 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%

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