Uzbekistan on the Web

by ThingsAsian, Dec 8, 2004 | Destinations: Uzbekistan / Tashkent

CIA World Factbook. Uzbekistan is a dry, landlocked country of which 11% consists of intensely cultivated, irrigated river valleys. The CIA offers well-researched data about the densely populated rural areas of this country. Beyond that, the site also offers detailed maps, statistics, and information on key officials and government offices.

Uzbekistan Travel Guide. A very basic travel site offering a little bit of everything including hotel recommendations, cheap fares, and some tidbits about the country.

Uzbekistan. News site run by the World News Network offering news headlines and other details about current events.

Republic of Uzbekistan. Portal of the State Authority of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a website made up of officials, journalists, designers, IT specialists, interpreters, etc., all with the hopes of making Uzbekistan more accessible to aboriginals and vistors both. There is information about the Authority bodies and thematic materials about Uzbekistan as well as geography info and economical statistics.

Lonely Planet. "Uzbekistan, in the ancient cradle between the Amu-Darya and Syr-Darya rivers, is the most historically fascinating of the Central Asian republics." Lonely Planet presents Uzbekistan in a way that makes the country shine in its own best light. The site offers the usual travel details but goes a step beyond by offering details that only the first-hand traveler could know such as the fact that terrorist activity has escalated in areas around the country's capital Tashkent.

Uzbekistan Country Studies. Well-organized site offering research data on the country in categories like national security, government and politics, and others.

Freenet Uzbekistan. Site run by and for the people of Uzbekistan, which offers a calendar of events, a search engine, links to civic organizations, and health and environment information as well. The site is well organized and offers a little bit of everything.

Uzbekistan Maps. Site full of maps including cities and villages within the country.

Muslim Uzbekistan. A political news site specializing in Muslim news and current events. The site offers analysis & facts, galleries, and many articles and stories.

Uzbekistan News. Daily news headlines for the country.

Uzbekistan History and Photos. Islamic run site, which offers a history of the country and many photos. Run by a group of individuals that originally ran a bed & breakfast. Nowadays, they have a fully functioning travel agency, complete with individual tours for independent travelers as well as group tours of historical sites of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan.

Republic of Uzbekistan. Government-run site featuring a long history of the country and government, as well as an overview on the mentality of the people, culture, and traditions. Other details include information such as the total amount of foreign investments, which exceeds US $8 billion.

Flags of Uzbekistan. Images and information on all flags in the country.

Uzbekistan: An Independent Travel Guide. This travel guide to Uzbekistan & Kyrgyzstan gives unbiased travel information in the form of text guides, without multimedia. It was created by an individual with the hopes of offering a real glimpse into the country. In particular, the site focuses on independent travel. Categories include impressions from foreign visitors, money & exchange, safety and health, and more.

Uzbekistan Law. An internet law library which gives complete law information for the country.

Islams and Muslims in Uzbekistan. Islam awareness page offering news headlines and more.

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Research by Christina Gosnell. Have a site you want to add to the list? Email us the Site name, URL, and a description.

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