Official Name: Republic of Uzbekistan
Capital City: Tashkent
Type of Government: Republic
Official Language: Uzbek
Area: 447,400 sq. km/172,742 sq. mi
Population: 27.6 million
Religions: Muslim (88%); Eastern Orthodox (9%)
Currency: soum (UZS)
Number of Time Zones: 1
Greenwich Mean Time plus 5 hrs; Eastern Standard Time (EST) plus 10 hrs.Daylight Saving Time is not observed.
Weights and Measures: Metric system
Country Domain: .uz
Country Tel Code: 998