Uzbekistan: Overview.

Area: 448.9 thousand square kilometers.

Population: More than 32 million people

Capital: Tashkent

Currency: Sum

Religion: Islam

Climate: Continental, dry

Administrative divisions: 12 regions and the Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan.

Big cities: Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva, Fergana, Andijan, Urgench, Navoiy, Namangan, Nukus, Termez, Karshi.

Official language: Uzbek

Russian language is the language of interethnic communication.

Public holidays: January 1 – New Year, January 14 – Day of Defenders of the Motherland, March 8 – International Women’s Day, March 21 – Nowruz, May 9 – Day of Memory and Honor, September 1 – Independence Day, October 1 – Teacher’s day, 8 December – Constitution Day, religious holidays Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha.

Weather:

Month Month Average Temperature (C)
January 1
February 2
March 9
April 16
May 26
June 35
July 38
August 35
September 25
October 13
November 8
December 3