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Climate:Uzbekistan's climate is classified as continental, with hot summers and cool winters. Summer temperatures often surpass 40 C; winter temperatures average about -23 C, but may fall as low as -40 C. Most of the country also is quite arid, with average annual rainfall amounting to between 100 and 200 millimeters and occurring mostly in winter and spring.
Language:The Uzbek language is the only official state language.The Tajik language is widespread in the cities of Bukhara and Samarkand because of their relatively large population of ethnic Tajiks.Russian is an important language for interethnic communication, especially in the cities, including much day-to-day technical, scientific, governmental and business use.
Currency:The Uzbek som, denoted by the ISO code UZS, is the official currency of Uzbekistan. Meaning "pure" in many Turkic languages, "som" implies pure gold. The Uzbek som is equal to 100 tiyn. Notes are in denominations of Som 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 3 and 1 - and coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5, 3 and 1 tiyn.
Visas: http://www.uzbekistan.visahq.com
Population: The population of Uzbekistan in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 26, 093, 000, which placed it as number 39 in population among the 193 nations of the world. In that year approximately 4% of the population was over 65 years of age, with another 38% of the population under 15 years of age.
Capital City: Tashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan and of the Tashkent Province.
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