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Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan

The World Language Process program of the UNKOMMON Foundation is proposing a World Conference / Congress on the subject of a Universal Auxiliary Language.

We would like to have participants from every country in the world including individuals from as many languages possible.

As people agree to participate we hope to update these web pages.

Persons the WLP Proposes to Participate
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Geographic Location
Location:

    Central Asia, north of Afghanistan.

Border countries:

    Afghanistan 137 km, Kazakhstan 2,203 km, Kyrgyzstan 1,099 km, Tajikistan 1,161 km, Turkmenistan 1,621 km.

    (doubly landlocked)

Cultural Demographics
Population:

26,851,195 (July 2005 est.)

Cultural Groups:

Ethnic groups: Uzbek 80%, Russian 5.5%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%, Karakalpak 2.5%, Tatar 1.5%, other 2.5% (1996 est.) Religions:

Muslim 88% (mostly Sunnis), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%.

Languages Spoken:

Uzbek 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%

Literacy:
male: 99.6%
female: 99% (2003 est.)

Provinces and Universities
Capital:

    Tashkent (Toshkent)

Number of provinces

12 provinces (viloyatlar, singular - viloyat), 1 autonomous republic* (respublika), and 1 city** (shahar); Andijon Viloyati, Buxoro Viloyati, Farg'ona Viloyati, Jizzax Viloyati, Namangan Viloyati, Navoiy Viloyati, Qashqadaryo Viloyati (Qarshi), Qaraqalpog'iston Respublikasi* (Nukus), Samarqand Viloyati, Sirdaryo Viloyati (Guliston), Surxondaryo Viloyati (Termiz), Toshkent Shahri**, Toshkent Viloyati, Xorazm Viloyati (Urganch) note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers (exceptions have the administrative center name following in parentheses).

Universities go here.

Uzbekistan


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