Uzbekistan

geographical name Uz·bek·i·stan \ (ˌ)u̇z-ˌbe-ki-ˈstan , ˌəz- , -ˈstän ; -ˈbe-ki-ˌ \

Definition of Uzbekistan

country in west central Asia east of the Amu Dar'ya capital Tashkent area 173,591 square miles (449,601 square kilometers), population 30,000,000
Note: Uzbekistan was a constituent republic (the Uz*bek Republic play \ˈu̇z-ˌbek, ˈəz-, u̇z-ˈ\ ) of the U.S.S.R. from 1924 to 1991.


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