Definition of Uzbekistan in English:


proper noun

  • An independent republic in central Asia, lying south and south-east of the Aral Sea; population 29,900,000 (estimated 2015); official language, Uzbek; capital, Tashkent.

Uzbekistan was formerly a constituent republic of the USSR (established in 1924). It became independent within the Commonwealth of Independent States on the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991