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Republic of Uzbekistan


Country profile:

Location: Central Asia.
Borders: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Turkmenistan.
Capital: Tashkent.
Area: 448,978 km2.
Population: 32,121,000.
Currency: Uzbekistan Som UZS.
Succession from Soviet Union: year 1991.

Travel articles about Uzbekistan

Visit the Republic of Karakalpakstan, 13 Amazing places in Northern Uzbekistan

Do you want to visit Karakalpakstan? Have you ever heard about the Republic of Karakalpakstan? No? Well, don’t worry, because most people don’t know about the existence of this autonomous republic in the northwest region of Uzbekistan. Yes, Karakalpakstan is in Uzbekistan. Truth said, most people don’t know much about Uzbekistan either. I entered Uzbekistan five times, and on this page, I will focus on this desert region full of beautiful places to visit. For those who know me, I have a natural connection to deserted places. I like sand, dust, and emptiness. ■ Also read: 20 Amazing places to visit in Uzbekistan. Enjoy! Curiosities about…

Central Asia Rally – 6500 km / 4000 mi Road Trip Adventure

Have you ever heard about a banger rally? Those crazy car rallies that cross a few countries while driving old or funny decorated vehicles? Well, I’m going to give you my personal insight about one of those unique road trips – the Central Asia Rally. Back in 2012 I participated in such a motoring event as this one. “Road trip adventure from Europe to the heart of the Silk Route.” After participating on the Caucasian Challenge Rally (crossing the Caucasus region at the border of Europe and Asia between the Black and the Caspian seas) a few years before, I ended up participating in another event…

Visit Uzbekistan – 20 Amazing places to visit in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is one of those countries many people never heard about. For most travelers, this doubly landlocked country is somehow deep inside our imaginary of being a faraway Silk Route nation, full of exotic people, ancient architecture and where Alexander the Great fell in love with Roxana- his future wife. ? I entered Uzbekistan five times: July 2004 – Border of KZ ?? – fly out to IR ?? – Backpacking Central Asia June 2012 – Border of KZ ?? to TJ ?? – Central Asia Rally June 2012 – Border of AF ?? to TJ ?? – Driving alone July 2012 – Border of TJ…

Inspiring Places to Visit in Asia – Travel Guide

Asia Travel Guide “Asia is a marvelous continent to visit. With a total of 49 countries and a population of 4.3 billion, the most prevalent languages in Asia are Mandarin, Hindi, Arabic, Malay, Vietnamese, Korean, Cantonese, Wei, Thai, and English.” My Top Asia The 16th century World Heritage square Naqsh-e Jahan in Isfahan, Iran 427 meters / 1401 ft below sea level Dead Sea salt lake, Israel – Palestine – Jordan Cave of Jesus’s Birthplace in Bethlehem, Palestine The Citadel at Erbil, the oldest continuously inhabited town in the world, Iraq 15th century Timurid architecture of Registan Square in Samarkand, Uzbekistan Hazrat Ali’s Sacred shrine and…

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HI! I'm João Leitão. Traveling independently since 1999, I explored more than 130 countries and territories in Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, North & South America and Oceania. Welcome to my adventure travel blog, where I gathered useful information and inspiring narratives to motivate you to travel more. Follow on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest e YouTube.

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