Learn about Uzbekistan - Quick facts.


Uzbekistan (Узбекистан) – cradle of culture, art, architecture and fascinating history dating for more than two millennia. It is the proud home to impressive Muslim architecture that reached its zenith during the rule of Amir Temur. The three legendary cities of Uzbekistan: Samarkand – “Pearl of the Orient”, “Holy” – Bukhara, “The city of the 1001 night” - Khiva are the finest examples of the “Central Asian Renaissance” epoch.

Uzbekistan key facts:

Formal name: The Republic of Uzbekistan
Area: total 447.400 km2
Population: 29 million
Capital: Tashkent
Languages: Uzbek, widely used: Russian, Tajik, Kara kalpak, also English, which is getting popular among youth generation.
Phone Country code: 998
Religion: Islam - 88%, others - 9%
Time: GMT + 05:00
Electric power: 220 V AC, 50 amp; standard two-pin plug socket
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Climate in Uzbekistan and When To Go

Uzbekistan is the landlocked country so the climate is mainly determined by this fact. The climate in Uzbekistan is continental with hot summers and cool winters. Summer temperatures often goes up to 40 °C (104 °F); winter temperatures average about −2 °C (28 °F). The annual rainfall is mostly occurring in winter and spring and amounting to between 100 and 200 millimeters (3.9 and 7.9 in). So the high season starts from mid-March till the end of May and from mid-August till the November.

Holidays in Uzbekistan

January 1 - New Year Holiday
January 14 - Day of Defenders of the Motherland
March 8 - International Women's Day
March 21 - Navroz (Turkic New Year)
May 9 - Memorial/Remembrance Day
September 1 - Independence Day
October 1 - Teacher's Day
December 8 - Constitution Day

Photos from Tour "Golden Journey To Samarkand"

Uzbek Traditional Folklore Dance

Samarkand - Gur-Emir Mausoleum

Samarkand - Registan - Madrasah of Ulugbek

Bukhara - Chor Minor madrasah

Tashkent - Chimyon - Uzbekistan Trekking Tour

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