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Uzbekistan

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Central Asia : Uzbekistan
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CapitalTashkent (Toshkent)
Governmentrepublic; authoritarian presidential rule, with little power outside the executive branch
CurrencyUzbekistani sum (UZS)
Areatotal: 447,400 sq km
water: 22,000 sq km
land: 425,400 sq km
Population25,563,441 (July 2002 est.)
LanguageUzbek 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%
ReligionMuslim 88% (mostly Sunnis), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%


Uzkbekistan is in Central Asia.

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===Tashkent=== (capital)

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Most citizens are ethnic Uzbeks, and speak Uzbek as their first language, although many also speak Russian, and certainly in the capital this is a good bet. In some border regions Tajik or Kyrgyz are spoken.

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