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23 Jan 2017



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Uzbekistan, officially the Republic of Uzbekistan, is really a doubly landlocked country in Central Asia. It is a unitary, constitutional, presidential republic, comprising twelve provinces, one autonomous republic along with a capital city. Uzbekistan is bordered by five landlocked countries: Kazakhstan to the north; Tajikistan towards the southeast; Kyrgyzstan towards the northeast; Afghanistan to the south; and Turkmenistan to the southwest.

Once area of the Turkic Khaganate and later Timurid Empires, the location that today includes the Republic of Uzbekistan was conquered in the early 16th century by Eastern Turkic-speaking nomads. The area was gradually incorporated into the Russian Empire throughout the 19th century, and...