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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan
  • Capital

    Capital

    Tashkent

  • Local time

    Local time

    23:36

  • Population

    Population

    31.87 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +998

  • Currency

    Currency

    лв UZS (som)

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Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Tashkent

  • Local time

    Local time

    23:36

  • Population

    Population

    31.87 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +998

  • Currency

    Currency

    лв UZS (som)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 360

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.02 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    206mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    447 400 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    3%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    8%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    62%

  • Railways

    Railways

    4192km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    2.38 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Uzbek - 80 %
    Russian - 5 %
    Tajik - 5 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Islam - 88 %
    Islam - 88 %
    Eastern Orthodox - 9 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    100.0%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Uzbek
    Russian
    Tajik

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    68 000

  • Murders

    Murders

    3 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    4.8 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    24.9%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    6.6%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    0%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    79 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    textiles, food processing, machine building, metallurgy, mining, hydrocarbon extraction, chemicals

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    cotton, vegetables, fruits, grain, livestock

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    natural gas, petroleum, coal, gold, uranium, silver, copper, lead and zinc, tungsten

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    natural gas, petroleum, coal, gold, uranium, silver, copper, lead and zinc, tungsten

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    2%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    105 214kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    74 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    10

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What not to do when visiting Uzbekistan

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Don't forget to shake hands or do a forearm grip when greeting accompanied by questions about one's health, family and work.

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Don't necessarily compliment women if you are man (particularly in look) when visiting someone's home. It shouldn't be difficult as women usually don't sit at the same table as the men.

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Don't forget handshake is standard greeting for men, during which it's polite to ask about each other's health, family, work… Women and anyone else standing around put their right hand to their heart with a slight head tilt.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Uzbekistan is the other country that only shares borders with other landlocked countries.

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Don't forget to dress conservatively when visiting religious places.

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Don't be surprised seeing local communities helping each other - systems of communal support works here and brings people together to build homes and so on.

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Don’t eat, drink, smoke or chew chewing gum in public during the holy month of Ramadan.

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Don’t show off with expensive clothes or jewellery in public - keep a low profile to avoid unwanted attention.

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Don’t photograph military and security installations - it’s prohibited.

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9/13
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Don’t give public speeches or engage in other public events without permission if you’re a foreigner.

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10/13
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Don't be shy to negotiate and bargain a bit on markets - it's expected.

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11/13
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Don't enter someone's home without removing your shoes - the distance between shoe depository and entrance is correlated to the reverence, long distance means very fancy or sacred.

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Don't visit someone without empty hands and bring also some treats for kids.

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Don't expect foggy or dusty views over the capital Tashkent- it's one of the only cities in the world where view of night sky is unimpeded, mostly because of Tashkent's low concentration of gas.

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