Uzbekistan
69°E / 41°N 69°E / 41; 69 Uzbekistan (/ʊz.ˈbɛk.ɪ.ˌstæn/, /ʊz.ˌbɛk.ɪ.ˈstɑːn/), officially the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston...
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Islam Karimov: Mystery over fate of Uzbek president
Evidence mounts that one of Asia's most authoritarian leaders, Uzbek President Islam Karimov, has died of an illness after 27 years in power.
Mongolian Wrestling Coaches Strip Off Clothing In Protest Of Official's Call
A pair of Mongolian wrestling coaches stripped off their clothing in a protest of a call by officials that cost Mandakhnaran Ganzorig the bronze medal on Sunday afternoon.
BBC Travel - The hidden side of the Silk Road
Behind the preserved mosques and madrassas of the Silk Road lies another Uzbekistan – one that’s brash, messy and filled with gleeful anarchy.
BBC Travel - The Silk Road that no one sees
The pools beneath the pristine madrassa in Bukhara’s blue-tiled Lyab-i Hauz square were still. Men in long tunics hawked tea from silver pots in the cafes across the way. And narrow streets rolled int...
National food of Uzbekistan
Gastronomic Tour in Uzbekistan. Oriental Dastarkhan (Asian Tablecloth)! During this tour you will have a opportunity not only to try Oriental gastronomy, but meet with ancient history and culture of U...
Where algebra got its name
With a history stretching back more than 2,000 years, the Uzbekistani city of Khiva is a bustling oasis packed full of exquisite architecture from its Silk Road heyday.
Death of Tamerlane
In January the Scourge of God caught a cold. One of history’s most brutal butchers, now perhaps in his seventies, had set out with an army 200,000 strong from Samarqand, his capital, to try conclusion...
"Kalyan Minaret, Bukhara, Uzbekistan"
360 spherical panorama. Kalyan Minaret, Bukhara, Uzbekistan. The part of Silk Road and the ancient capital of khanate is Bukhara. Bukhara is one of the most picturesque and legendary cities of the wor...
The Aral Sea's ghost ships
For boneyard enthusiasts, the grounded ships of the almost entirely evaporated Aral Sea are a must see. as time and scrap metal scavengers are making this ghost fleet fade away as fast as the sea on w...
Uzbekistan Photo: Camel Riding in Bukhara | EurasiaNet.org
A boy plays on a camel sculpture while families and tourists gather at cafes, restaurants, and shops surrounding Bukhara's Lab-i-Hauz - a square flanked by 15th- and 16th-Century madrases with its cen
Bukhara travel guide - Wikitravel
Open source travel guide to Bukhara, featuring up-to-date information on attractions, hotels, restaurants, nightlife, travel tips and more. Free and reliable advice written by Wikitravellers from arou...
Ney
The Turkish ney reed flute, together with the Turkish tanbur lute and Turkish kemençe fiddle are considered the most typical instruments of Classical Turkish...
Uzbek cuisine
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Samarkand
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Outline of Uzbekistan
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Uzbekistan:The Uzbekistan – doubly landlocked sovereign country located in Central Asia. Uzbekistan borders Kazakhstan t...
Outline of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Tashkent
Tashkent (/ˌtæʃˈkɛnt/; Uzbek: Toshkent, Тошкент [tɒʃˈkent]; Russian: Ташкент, [tɐʂˈkʲɛnt]; literally "Stone City") is the capital and largest city of Uzbekistan. The officially registered populati...
Tashkent - Wikipedia
History of Uzbekistan
In the first millennium BC, Iranian nomads established irrigation systems along the rivers of Central Asia and built towns at Bukhoro and Samarqand. These places became extremely wealthy points of tra...
History of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Geography of Uzbekistan
Map of UzbekistanUzbekistan is a country of Central Asia, located north of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. With an area of 447,000 square kilometers (approximately the size of Spain or California), Uzb...
Geography of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Economy of Uzbekistan
Since gaining independence, the Government of Uzbekistan has stated that it is committed to a gradual transition to a market-based economy. The progress with economic policy reforms has been a cautio...
Economy of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Politics of Uzbekistan
The Republic of Uzbekistan is a presidential constitutional republic, whereby the President of Uzbekistan is both head of state and head of government. Executive power is exercised by the government. ...
Military of Uzbekistan
The Armed Forces of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi Qurolli Kuchlari), is the name of the unified armed forces of Uzbekistan, consisting of a Ground force, Air and Air Defe...
Military of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Culture of Uzbekistan
The culture of Uzbekistan has a wide mix of ethnic groups and cultures, with the Uzbeks being the majority group. In 1995, about 71% of Uzbekistan's population was Uzbek. The chief minority groups wer...
Culture of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Music of Uzbekistan
The music of Uzbekistan has reflected the diverse influences that have shaped the country. It is very similar to the music of the Middle East and is characterized by complicated rhythms and meters. Be...
Music of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Tourism in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan is a country with great potential for an expanded tourism industry. Many of its Central Asian cities were main points of trade on the Silk Road, linking Eastern and Western civilizations. T...
Tourism in Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Transport in Uzbekistan
As of 2007, Uzbekistan's overland transportation infrastructure had declined significantly in the post-Soviet era due to low investment and poor maintenance. Air transport was the only branch that has...
Transport in Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Cuisine of Uzbekistan
Uzbek cuisine is influenced by local agriculture, as in most nations. There is a great deal of grain farming in Uzbekistan, so breads and noodles are of importance, and Uzbek cuisine has been characte...
Cuisine of Uzbekistan - Wikipedia
Communications in Uzbekistan
Telecommunications networks in Uzbekistan are largely based on Soviet-built infrastructure but with many modern additions, making the country one of the leading influences in the region in information...