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Google Maps Uzbekistan
Sharing what is left of the Aral Sea with its neighbor, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan lies on the ancient Silk Road between Asia and Europe. It is the most populous central Asian republic.
Uzbekistan is mostly flat-to-rolling sandy desert with dunes; broad, flat intensely irrigated river valleys along course of Amu Darya, Syr Darya (Sirdaryo), and Zarafshon; Fergana Valley in east surrounded by mountainous Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan; shrinking Aral Sea in west.
The map above fully covers Uzbekistan with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Tashkent or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Tashkent, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Uzbekistan (UZ).
Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Uzbekistan with its administrative divisions; 12 provinces (viloyatlar, singular – viloyat), 1 autonomous republic* (avtonom respublikasi), and 1 city** (shahar); Andijon Viloyati, Buxoro Viloyati, Farg’ona Viloyati, Jizzax Viloyati, Namangan Viloyati, Navoiy Viloyati, Qashqadaryo Viloyati (Qarshi), Qoraqalpog’iston Respublikasi [Karakalpakstan Republic]* (Nukus), Samarqand Viloyati, Sirdaryo Viloyati (Guliston), Surxondaryo Viloyati (Termiz), Toshkent Shahri [Tashkent City]**, Toshkent Viloyati [Tashkent province], Xorazm Viloyati (Urganch). Note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers (exceptions have the administrative center name following in parentheses).
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Uzbekistan is situated in central Asia between the Amu Darya and Syr Darya Rivers, the Aral Sea, and the slopes of the Tien Shan Mountains. It is bounded by Kazakhstan in the north and northwest, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the east and southeast, Turkmenistan in the southwest, and Afghanistan in the south. The republic also includes the Karakalpakstan Autonomous Republic, with its capital, Nukus (1992 est. pop., 182,000). The country is about one-tenth larger in area than the state of California.
Uzbekistan (area: 447 400 sq km / 172 742,03 sq mi), where the official language is Uzbek, lying in Asia and using the currency; Uzbekistani som (UZS), since 1994, set their clock to UTC+5. That means they are 10 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Tashkent, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.
The climate in Uzbekistan; Harsh continental climate. Summers can be extremely hot and dry; winters are cold.
Geography in a nutshell; Arid and semiarid plains in much of the west. Fertile, irrigated farmland in the east lies below the peaks of the western Pamirs.
The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Uzbekistan above showing the country, located next to Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Uzbekistan are 41 00 N, 64 00 E , while the capital, Tashkent found at 41 19 N 69 15 E.
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About Uzbekistan and the capital, Tashkent
The national flag of Uzbekistan
Borderline map of Uzbekistan
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), white, and green separated by red fimbriations with a white crescent moon (closed side to the hoist) and 12 white stars shifted to the hoist on the top band; blue is the color of the Turkic peoples and of the sky, white signifies peace and the striving for purity in thoughts and deeds, while green represents nature and is the color of Islam; the red stripes are the vital force of all living organisms that links good and pure ideas with the eternal sky and with deeds on earth; the crescent represents Islam and the 12 stars the months and constellations of the Uzbek calendar.
Once part of the Mongol Empire, Uzbekistan fell to Russia in the late 19th century. It became independent from the USSR in 1991.
The Aral Sea has shrunk to just a tenth of its former size, due to diversion of rivers for irrigation.
Uzbekistan is a major producer of cotton, and also has one of the worlds largest gold mines, as well as vast reserves of natural gas and oil.
Facts of Uzbekistan (UZ)
Name conventional long form: Republic of Uzbekistan, conventional short form: Uzbekistan, local long form: O’zbekiston Respublikasi, local short form: O’zbekiston, former: Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic, etymology: a combination of the Turkic words “uz” (self) and “bek” (master) with the Persian suffix “-stan” (country) to give the meaning “Land of the free” Codes: ISO; UZ, Internet; .uz Capital city:Tashkent Language(s): Uzbek (official language) 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%. Note: in the Karakalpakstan Republic, both the Karakalpak language and Uzbek have official language status National holiday(s): Independence Day, 1 September (1991) Motto: N/A Currency: Uzbekistani som (UZS), since 1994 GPS: 41 00 N, 64 00 E, Tashkent; 41 19 N 69 15 E Location: Central Asia, north of Turkmenistan, south of Kazakhstan Geography note: along with Liechtenstein, one of the only two doubly landlocked countries in the world Land boundaries: Afghanistan 144 km, Kazakhstan 2,330 km, Kyrgyzstan 1,314 km, Tajikistan 1,312 km, Turkmenistan 1,793 km, total: 6,893 km Maritime boundaries: Aral Sea Coastline: 0 km (doubly landlocked); note – Uzbekistan includes the southern portion of the Aral Sea with a 420 km shoreline Area: total: 447,400 sq km; land: 425,400 sq km, water: 22,000 sq km (total 172 742,03 mi2), about four times the size of Virginia; slightly larger than California. Roadways: total: 86,496 km, paved: 75,511 km, unpaved: 10,985 km (2000) Waterways: 1,100 km (2012) Local time (capital): UTC+5, 10 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time Note to the local time: N/A Population in Uzbekistan: 32 364 996 Population in Tashkent: 2 227 000 (including the metropolitan areas) Urbanization: urban population: 36.4% of total population (2015) Major urban areas population: TASHKENT (capital) 2.251 million (2015) Population growth rate: 0.93% (2016 estimate) Birth rate: 16.9 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate) Death rate: 5.3 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 24.22% (male 3,658,960 / female 3,480,659) 15-24 years: 19.22% (male 2,874,982 / female 2,790,128) 25-54 years: 43.95% (male 6,444,288 / female 6,510,741) 55-64 years: 7.54% (male 1,049,876 / female 1,171,369) 65 years and over: 5.06% (male 637,408 / female 855,203) (2016 estimate) Median age: total: 28.1 years; male: 27.6 years, female: 28.7 years (2016 estimate) Ethnic groups: Uzbek 80%, Russian 5.5%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%, Karakalpak 2.5%, Tatar 1.5%, other 2.5% (1996 estimate) Religions: Muslim 88% (mostly Sunni), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3% Government type: Unitary presidential constitutional republic Legal system: civil law system National anthem: N/A Known national hazards: N/A Major infectious diseases: N/A Land use: agricultural land: 62.6%; arable land 10.1%; permanent crops 0.8%; permanent pasture 51.7%; forest: 7.7%; other: 29.7% (2011 estimate) Agricultural products: cotton, vegetables, fruits, grain; livestock Industries: textiles, food processing, machine building, metallurgy, mining, hydrocarbon extraction, chemicals Export commodities: energy products, cotton, gold, mineral fertilizers, ferrous and nonferrous metals, textiles, foodstuffs, machinery, automobiles Main export partners:Switzerland 25.8%, China 17.6%, Kazakhstan 14.2%, Turkey 9.9%, Russia 8.4%, Bangladesh 6.9% (2015)
Import commodities: machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, ferrous and nonferrous metals Main import partners:China 20.8%, Russia 20.8%, South Korea 12%, Kazakhstan 10.8%, Turkey 4.6%, Germany 4.4% (2015)
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