Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan

Capital - Tashkent
Population - 28,268,000
Area - 447,400 km²
Density - 63.18 / km²
Currency - UZS
Official language – Uzbek
The Republic of Uzbekistan is the only doubly landlocked country in Central Asia and one of only two such countries worldwide. It shares borders with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan. Uzbekistan is located at the mid-point of the Great Silk Road and is a land where ancient history and modern culture converge. Being the oldest land in Central Asia, Uzbekistan is a country with a specific historical and cultural community different from that of other regions.Tourist activities range from outdoor activities, such as rock-climbing, to exploration of its rich archeological and religious history. The most famous destinations in Uzbekistan are the ancient cities of Samarkand, Bukhara and Khiva which are of the same age with Rome Empire and Babylon. These cities remember invasions of Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan and Tamerlane.