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Uzbekistan is a large country in central Asia.

Uzbekistan is a landlocked country and has no coastal border.

The land is mostly flat deserts with dunes.

The geographical coordinates for the centre of Uzbekistan, also known as lines of latitude and longtitude, are:-
Latitude - 41 00N
Longitude - 64 00E

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uzbekistan The Uzbekistani flag is 3 equal horizontal stripes of blue, at the top, white and green. The stripes are separated by a narrow red band. There is a white crescent moon with its closed side to the flag pole. To the left of this moon are 12 stars arranged in 3 rows with 3 in the top row, 4 in the second row and 5 in the third row

The capital of Uzbekistan is Tashkent.

Uzbekistan is a presidential republic with a president as head of state and a prime minister as head of the government.

In elections everyone over the age of 18 can vote.

The currency in Uzbekistan is the Uzbekistani so'm

Uzbek is the official language.

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We have already written our own history of England but are asking schools in Uzbekistan to provide us with a detailed history of their own country. Check how here.
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Land

The total land area of Uzbekistan is 425,400 sq kms which is the 17th largest in Asia.

Uzbekistan has lakes, rivers and canals which total 22,000 sq kms.

Uzbekistan has boundaries with 5 countries

  • Kazakhstan 2,330 kms
  • Turkmenistan 1,793 kms
  • Kyrgyzstan 1,314 kms
  • Tajikistan 1,312 kms
  • Afghanistan 144 kms

Uzbekistan has no coastline.

The highest point in Uzbekistan is Adelunga Toghi at 4,301 metres.

The pie chart below shows how the land is split between agricultural land (crops and pastures), forests and other, which can be towns, villages, desert or frozen waste called tundra. uzbekistan
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People

The total population of Uzbekistan is 29.47 million people, making it the 8th largest country in Asia by population.

Of this number 14.18 million are females and 14.67 million are males.

A person from Uzbekistan is called a Uzbekistani.

To be a citizen of Uzbekistan, one of your parents must be a citizen of Uzbekistan. It is not sufficient to be born in Uzbekistan. You have to live in Uzbekistan for 5 years before you can begin to apply for citizenship.

The largest five cities in Uzbekistan, by population are:-

  • Tashkent 1,978,028 people
  • Namangan 432,456
  • Samarkand 319,366
  • Andijan 318,419
  • Bukhara 247,644
For each country we will give you a diagram showing the population density. This is the average number of people for each square kilometre. uzbekistanEach little Owlbut is 1 person and the big yellow rectangle is 1 sq km. After a while you can compare countries and see which ones are the most crowded. Remember it is only an average as more people live closer together in towns and cities than in villages out in the country.

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36.4% of the people live in cities or towns.
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Life

The birth rate in Uzbekistan is 16.9 births per 1,000 of population

The death rate in Uzbekistan is 5.3 deaths per 1,000 people.

Check this against the birth rate. If the death rate is higher than the birth rate then the population will decrease unless immigrants arrive in the country.

There are 14.9 deaths of girls under 1 year per 1,000 of births and 22.1 deaths of boys.

The median age for females is 29.2 and for males is 28.0. The median age is that age which divides the population exactly in half so there are the same number of people above the median age as below it.

The average age of a woman when she has her first child is 23.4.

The elderly dependency ratio is 6.2. This is the number of elderly people (ages 65+) per 100 people of working age (ages 15-64).

The potential support ratio is 16.0. This is the number of working-age people (ages 15-64) per one elderly person (ages 65+). As a population ages, the potential support ratio tends to fall, meaning there are fewer potential workers to support the elderly.

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health



Uzbekistan spends 5.8% of its total income on health care.

There are 2.45 doctors per 1,000 people.

There are 4.0 hospital beds per 1,000 people.

16.6% of the population are estimated as obese.

98.5% of the urban population and 80.9% of the rural population have drinking water that is either piped into their home or they have access to a public tap, a protected borehole, well, spring or protected rainwater collection facility.

100% of Uzbeks have access to a flushing toilet that is connected to a sewer. a pit latrine (that is a permanent hole in the ground that is looked after) or a composting toilet.



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Uzbekistan releases 109.0 million metric tons of carbon dioxide by burning fossil fuels in the process of producing and consuming energy. This puts it as the 18th highest in Asia.
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Education

We have no figures for the amount Uzbekistan spends of its total income on education.

Children usually start school at age 7 in Uzbekistan. Primary education is for four years until age 11 and secondary education must continue till 19. This may be followed by further education at a university or college.

Generally the school year starts in the first week of September and finishes at the end of June.

100% of all people are able to read and write by the age of 15.

We have no figures for the number of people aged between 16 and 24 who are not in work.

The total number of people available for work in Uzbekistan is 18.12 million.

uzbekistanThey work in the following sectors.

  • Agriculture includes farming, fishing and forestry work
  • Industry includes mining, manufacturing, construction and energy workers
  • Services is everything else
4.9% of the workforce are unemployed.
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Travel



There are 33 paved airports in Uzbekistan, which is the 20th highest number in Asia.
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There are 4,462 kilometres of railways in Uzbekistan, the 14th longest in Asia.
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There are 75,511 kilometres of roads in Uzbekistan, which means Uzbekistan is in 14th place for the most kilometres of roads in Asia.
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There are 5 major national newspapers in Uzbekistan.

There are 23.26 million mobile phone users.

12% of the people have a fixed landline.

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13.79 million people have access to the internet at home via any device (computer or mobile).
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