Uzbekistan

Census Results


1959-01-15 8,105,704
1970-01-15
1979-01-17 15,389,307
1989-01-12 19,810,077

General Information


Official name the Republic of Uzbekistan
Official name [native] O‘zbekiston Respublikasi «Uzbek»
Capital Tashkent
Capital [native] Toshkent «Uzbek»
Region South-central Asia
ISO code UZ
Statistical agency State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics

Name in Chinese 乌兹别克斯坦共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية أوزبكستان
Name in Spanish la República de Uzbekistán
Name in Russian Республика Узбекистан
Name in French la République d'Ouzbékistan

Administrative units

administrative unitsnative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
1993-12-31
estimate
population
2012
estimate
Andijan [Andizhan] regionAndijon viloyatiAndijan [Andijon]4,2001,899,0002,714,200
Bukhara regionBuxoro viloyatiBukhara [Buxoro]39,4001,262,0001,707,400
Ferghana regionFargʻona viloyatiFerghana [Fargʻona]6,8002,338,0003,280,800
Jizzak [Dzijak] regionJizzax viloyatiJizzak [Jizzax]20,500831,0001,186,600
Republic KarakalpakstanQoraqalpogʻiston RespublikasiNukus [Nuqus]165,6001,343,0001,692,800
Kashkadarya regionQasqadaryo viloyatiKarshi [Qarshi]28,4001,812,0002,777,800
Khorezm regionXorazm viloyatiUrgench [Urganch]6,3001,135,0001,629,100
Namangan regionNamangan viloyatiNamangan [Namangan]7,9001,652,0002,420,600
Navoiy [Navoi] regionNavoiy viloyatiNavoiy [Navoiy]110,800715,000881,200
Samarqand [Samarkand] regionSamarqand viloyatiSamarqand [Samarqand]16,4002,322,0003,326,200
Surkhandarya regionSurxondaryo viloyatiTermez [Termiz]20,8001,437,0002,218,900
Syrdarya regionSirdaryo viloyatiGulistan [Guliston]5,100600,000739,500
City of TashkentToshkent Shahar- [-]300 2,309,300
Tashkent regionToshkent viloyatiTashkent [Toshkent]15,0004,450,0002,671,000
total  447,40021,703,00029,555,400
source: 2008 - State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Statistics.
source: 1993 - Government of Uzbekistan.
note: some data for Tashkent City is included in Tashkent Region.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1993
estimate
population
1998
estimate
TashkentToshkent2,106,0002,124,000
SamarqandSamarqand368,000388,000
NamanganNamangan341,000291,000
AndijanAndijon303,000288,000
BukharaBuxoro236,000220,000
FerghanaFarg'ona191,000203,000
KokandQuqon (Kokand)184,000..
NukusNukus185,000..
KarshiQarshi177,000..
ChirchikChirchiq156,000..
AngrenAngren132,000..
UrgenchUrganch135,000..
MarghilonMarghilon129,000..
OlmaliqOlmaliq116,000..
JizzakJizzax116,000..
NavoiyNavoiy115,000..
source: "Book of the Year 1997" & "Book of the Year 2004", Encyclopedia Britannica.