September 1: The Republic of Uzbekistan: a date with history

Greetings to the citizens of the Republic of Uzbekistan on their Independence Day.
Name: Republic of Uzbekistan
Region: south central Asia
Currency: Uzbek Som (UZS)
Official language: Uzbek
Surface area: 447400
Population: 27372,000
Capital city: Tashkent
UN Membership date: March 2, 1992
Tourism:Itchan Kala is the walled inner town of the city of Khiva, Uzbekistan and has been protected as the World Heritage Site.
The historic center of Bukhara has been listed by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites.
The Registan was the ancient centre of the Samarkand city.UNESCO has listed the 2,750-year-old city on the World Heritage List.
Uzbekistan Mountains are an attractive place for those who love active forms of tourism such as mountaineering and rock climbing. Most well-known for its ease of access from Tashkent is , Chimgan located in the mountain of Greater Chimgan peak (3,309 m) of the Chatkal range at an altitude of 1,620 m. This place serves as a commencement for many routes of hiking, climbing, horse riding, mountain skiing and hang-gliding.
Desert fauna of Kyzyl Kum includes many kinds of rare animals.
There is a Kyzyl Kum nature reserve at the flood-land (tugai) drained by the Amu-Darya.

map of Uzbekistan
Map of Uzbekistan
flag of Uzbekistan
Flag of Uzbekistan

Coat of Arms Of Uzbekistan
Coat of Arms of Uzbekistan

A Uzbek girl
A Uzbek girl in traditional costumes

A view of Tashkent city
A view of Tashkent City, Capital of Uzbekistan

A Tashkent street
A street scene in Tashkent

Samarkand City
Samarkand City, Uzbekistan

Registan mosque
Registan Mosque Complex, Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Gumbaz mosque
Gumbaz Mosque in Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan

Khiva walls
Khiva Walls, World Heritage Site, Uzbekistan

Bukhara city
Bukhara City, Uzbekistan

A mosque in Bukhara
A Mosque in Bukhra

Kalyan minaret in Bukhara
Kalyan Minaret in Bukhara city

Chimgan ski resort
Chimgan Ski Resort

rock climbing
Rock climbing sport in Uzbekistan

Markhor found in Uzbekistan

Otters are found in Uzbekistan

Forest Dormouse are found in Uzbekistan

Spoonbill in Uzbekistan

swan goose
A swan goose in Uzbekistan


Estrella Altair said...

It seems a nice place, plenty of beaty.
Thanks for that report but it's too far from me.

James said...

This really looks like an interesting place. You have done a great job of presenting it. I think the markhor is a beautiful animal and I love the picture in your blog title header.