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|Date of Independence:|
|01 September 1991|
|Total Area Ranking:|
|57 of 236 in the World|
|Population Size Ranking:|
|42 of 242 in the World|
Uzbekistan is a landlocked country in Central Asia. It has borders with Kazakhstan to the north and north west, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the east, Afghanistan to the south and Turkmenistan to the south west.
Some 80% of the terrain of Uzbekistan is made up of flat desert, with few lakes and rivers. A mountainous region in the south east rises to 4,500 m (14,800 ft). This area is prone to serious earthquakes. The most fertile part of the country is around Namangan, east of Tashkent, where mountain rivers provide good irrigation. The land area is 447,400 square kilometres (172,742 square miles).
The country has a population of 29.56 million (2012 figures). The population is made up of 80% Uzbeks, 5.5% Russians, 5% Tajiks, 3% Kazakhs, 2.5% Karakalpaks 1.5% Tartars and 2.5% others. In terms of religion, 90% of the population is Moslem, 5% Orthodox Christian and 5% other. The capital is Tashkent.
Further National Information
Text to be added on the development of aviation in Uzbekistan.
Civil Aircraft Registrations
Uzbekistan civil aircraft have used the registration sequence UK-xxxx, (with numerical registrations), since independence in 1991.
Military Air Arms
Air Force (Uzbekistan Air Force)
Central Government Agencies
Government Aviation (Government Flight)
Border Guard (Uzbekistan Border Troops Guards)
Public Service Aviation
Medical Aviation (Ministry of Emergency Situations)
Police Aviation (National Police) – no aviation unit?
To be added
Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Depots
Civil Airports & Airfields
Military Air Bases & Airfields
Military Air Bases Listing – to be added.
Labour Glory Museum of the Tashkent Aircraft Production Corporation
To be added
To be added.