Uzbekistan


Currency

The official currency of Uzbekistan is Som.

Capital

Tashkent

Location

Uzbekistan is located in Central Asia.


Uzbekistan Location

Population

Estimated population (2014): 30,759

Estimated population (2000): 24,650

Estimated population (1950): 6,314

Flag


Uzbekistan Flag

Economy

Uzbekistan is a landlock country and economy is in transition to a market-based economy. Uzbekistan is a major producer and exporter of cotton. Uzbekistan is also a big producer of gold, with the largest open-pit gold mine in the world. Uzbekistan also has substantial deposits of copper, strategic minerals, gas, and oil.
Main exports of Uzbekistan are: energy products, cotton, gold, mineral ferilizers, ferrous and nonferrous metals, food products, machinery, and automobiles.


The most popular places in Uzbekistan among international travellers

Tashkent

Tashkent
Samarkand

Samarkand
Bukhara

Bukhara