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Definition of Uzbekistan

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country in central Asia (member of the Commonwealth of Independent States)
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n : a landlocked republic in west central asia; formerly an asian soviet [syn: uzbekistan, republic of uzbekistan, uzbek]

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 republic of uzbekistan 
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1. a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
(synonym) Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbek
(hypernym) Asian country, Asian nation
(member-holonym) Commonwealth of Independent States, CIS
(part-holonym) Asia
(part-meronym) Tashkent, Taskent, capital of Uzbek
(class) Islamic Group of Uzbekistan, IMU, Islamic Party of Turkestan
Uzbekistan Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Currency In Each Country
Uzbekistani sum (UZS)
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Area Code International
Country Code -7
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CIA World Factbook 2005

Flag of Uzbekistan
Flag of Uzbekistan

Russia conquered Uzbekistan in the late 19th century. Stiff resistance to the Red Army after World War I was eventually suppressed and a socialist republic set up in 1924. During the Soviet era, intensive production of "white gold" (cotton) and grain led to overuse of agrochemicals and the depletion of water supplies, which have left the land poisoned and the Aral Sea and certain rivers half dry. Independent since 1991, the country seeks to gradually lessen its dependence on agriculture while developing its mineral and petroleum reserves. Current concerns include terrorism by Islamic militants, economic stagnation, and the curtailment of human rights and democratization.

Map of Uzbekistan

Map of Uzbekistan

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    Country Data Codes
    UZ (Internet),
    UZ (ISO 3166),
    UZB (ISO 3166),
    UZ (FIPS 10-4)
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    Uzbekistan (, ), officially the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi/Ўзбекистон Республикаси), is a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia. It is a unitary, constitutional, presidential republic, comprising 12 provinces, 1 autonomous republic, and 1 capital city. Uzbekistan is bordered by five countries: Kazakhstan to the north; Tajikistan to the southeast; Kyrgyzstan to the northeast; Afghanistan to the south; and Turkmenistan to the southwest.

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    Uzbekistan Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries - The Stars
    Dynamo Kyiv & Uzbekistan

    Birthdate: August 30, 1978
    Birthplace: Kungrad, Uzbekistan
    Height: 1.83 cms
    Weight: 77 kgs
    Position: Forward
    International: 1 caps, 0 goals (as of June 22, 2000)
    World Cups: 0
    Previous Clubs: Baltika Kaliningrad
    Transfer Fee: -
    One of the best players that have emerged from Uzbekistan in the last years, his career made a 'boom' after being sold to Dynamo Kyiv, where he has struggle to make Kyiv's fans forget Shevchenko. In the 1999-00 season he was champion of Ukraine with the Kyiv based club, in the same season he scored 20 goals to became the top scorer. Already an Uzbekistan senior international after making his debut in 1999. Maxim played with club Baltika Kaliningrad before moving to Dynamo Kyiv.