About Uzbekistan



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
  • Eid al-Adha.

 

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