Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan (U.S. pronunciation: Listeni/ʊz.ˈbɛk.ɪ.ˌstæn/, U.K. pronunciation: Listeni/ʊz.ˌbɛk.ɪ.ˈstɑːn/), officially the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: O‘zbekiston Respublikasi, Ўзбекистон Республикаси) is a landlocked country in Central Asia. Between 1924 and 1991, it was part of the Soviet Union. Once part of the Persian Samanid and later Timurid empires, the region which today includes the Republic of Uzbekistan was…