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Capital: Tashkent; GDP growth (annual %) 2016: 7.8%;
Key Facts

Full name : the Republic of Uzbekistan
Population: 27.8 million (UN, 2010)
Area: 447,400 sq km (172,700 sq miles)
Major language: Uzbek, Russian, Tajik
Major religion: Islam
Life expectancy: 66 years (men), 72 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Uzbek som = 100 tiyins
Main exports: Cotton, gold, natural gas, mineral fertilizers, ferrous metals, textiles, motor vehicles
GNI per capita: US $1,280 (World Bank, 2010)
Internet domain: .uz
International dialling code: +998

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