Interesting facts about Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan is a neighboring state with Russia, one of the former Soviet republics. And let this very state formation not so many years, but this land and the people, it inhabits, a very ancient history.

In Uzbekistan there are a lot of militia, the police are literally on every corner.

In the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, a very beautiful metro.

The national currency of Uzbekistan is sum, which in Uzbek means “ruble”. This is the Soviet legacy.

People with a European appearance, according to reviews, it is not easy to find work in Uzbekistan.

On the territory of this country there are more than two thousand mosques.

Prices for foreigners almost anywhere in two or three times will be higher than for local.

The average salary in Uzbekistan is equivalent to about two hundred US dollars.

Most of the cars here are white, as it is less heated in the heat.

Uzbekistan is one of the world’s top five cotton producers.

Some cities of Uzbekistan are more than two thousand seven hundred years old. Samarkand is the oldest city in the country and one of the oldest cities in the world.

Bukhara is perhaps the hottest and driest city in the country.

Water in Uzbekistan is usually drunk directly from the tap.

Uzbekistan occupies the second place in the world in gold mining and the fourth in its reserves.

It is the only country in Central Asia that has borders with all its neighbors in the region.

Uzbekistan has no access to the sea. Moreover, it is possible to say the same about surrounding neighboring states.

From all Central Asia only in Uzbekistan there is a subway.

Tashkent is one of the rare megalopolises, where at night one can see the starry sky.

The largest Uzbek banknote is 5000 soums, which is roughly equivalent to one US dollar.

The only high-speed railway in the Central Asian region connects the Uzbek cities of Tashkent and Samarkand.

The drying out of the Aral Sea is a serious environmental problem for Uzbekistan and neighboring countries.

The longest river in Central Asia, the Syr Darya, flows through the territory of Uzbekistan and has a length of over two thousand two hundred kilometers.

In Uzbekistan there are ski resorts.

The highest point of Uzbekistan is the Gissar range, whose peaks reach a mark of 4643 meters above sea level.