Uzbekistan

LocUzbekistan's flagation: Central Asia
Official name: Republic of Uzbekistan
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1991 / 1991
Capital city: Tashkent
Population: 27.8 million / 161 people per sq mile (62 people per sq km)
Total land area: 172,741 square miles (447,400 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Uzbek (official language), Russian, Tajik, Kazakh
Main religions: Sunni Muslim 88%, Orthodox Christian 9%, Other 3%
Ethnic mix: Uzbek 80%, Other 6%, Russian 6%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Som = 100 tiyin
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2525 kilocalories


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