Where is Uzbekistan 1

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State name: O'zbekiston Respublikasi, represented on the National Internet Portal

Constitution: 8.12.1992

currency: Som, introduced in 1994

population: estimated 30.02 million (2018, no census after independence)

growth of population: estimated 1.49% (2015)

Administrative structure: Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan (Qoraqalpogʻiston Respublikasi), twelve regions (Viloyatlar): Andischan (Andijon), Bukhara (Buxoro), Dschisach (Jizzax), Kashkadaryo (Qashqadaryo), Namangan (Namangan), Samoi (Navoiy), Samandarkand ( Surchandaryo (Surxondaryo), Sirdaryo (Sirdaryo), Fergana (Farg'ona), Choresm (Horazm) and Tashkent (Toshkent), as well as the Tashkent urban region

Races and ethnic groups (estimated): Uzbeks (80%), Russians (5.5%), Tajiks (5%), Kazakhs (3%), Karakalpaks (2.5%), Tatars (1.5%)

Religious affiliation: Sunnis (Hanafi school), local Shiite minorities (Turkic-speaking, mainly in Samarkand, Bukhara), Christians, Jews

Capital: Tashkent since 1930, before that - Samarkand

State language: Uzbek

Head of state: Shavkat Mirziyoyev (since September 8, 2016 as interim president, since December 4, 2016 as elected president)

Memberships: UN, OSCE, PfP (NATO), GUS, GUUAM (until early 2005), SCO, CAC, OIC, EURASEC

Basic data: Uzbekistan in figures 2016/17: Economic and social indicators, from the CIA - The Factbook - Uzbekistan, Library of Congress: a Country Study: Uzbekistan, Foreign Office on developments in Uzbekistan, Federal Statistical Office: Country profile Uzbekistan.