What Is the Capital of Uzbekistan?


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The capital and largest city of Uzbekistan is Tashkent. Tashkent is located in eastern Uzbekistan and has an area of about 130 square miles. In 2012, Tashkent had a population of 2.3 million people.

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What Is the Capital of Uzbekistan?
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Uzbekistan is situated in central Asia. It lies to the north of Turkmenistan and to the south of Kazakhstan. Uzbekistan is also bordered by the countries of Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Uzbekistan comprises a total area of about 173,00 square miles, making it the 57th largest country in the world. It is a little larger than the state of California. Uzbekistan has a population of approximately 29 million people, as of 2014, making it the 45th most populated country in the world.

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