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  Uzbekistan - MSN Encarta
Uzbekistan joined the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a loose alliance of 12 former Soviet republics, in December 1991.
Uzbekistan was admitted as a member of the United Nations in 1992.
During the 17th century Uzbeks continued to settle in present-day Uzbekistan, primarily in the oasis areas of the east that were already inhabited by Turkic and Persian-speaking people.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761551989_7/Uzbekistan.html   (1203 words)

 Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Thus a province is a territory or function that a Roman magistrate took control of on behalf of his government.
For instance, a province is a local unit of government in Belgium, Spain and Italy, and a large constituent autonomous area in Canada and Argentina.
In Peru, provinces are a tertiary unit of government, as the country is divided into twenty-five regions, which are then subdivided into 194 provinces.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Provinces   (1311 words)

 Uzbekistan Information Center - media influencing afghani population uzbekistan
Uzbekistan is a dry, double-landlocked country of which 10% consists of intensely cultivated, irrigated river valleys.
Uzbekistan uzbekistan airways was one of the poorest areas of the former Soviet Union with more than 60% of its population living in densely populated rural joint venture uzbekistan canada chemical communities.
Uzbekistan was an active supporter of U.S. efforts against worldwide silk trade in uzbekistan terrorism and joined the coalitions that have dealt with both Afghanistan and Iraq.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_T_-_Z/Uzbekistan.html   (3047 words)

For Morocco which is divided into provinces and wilāyas the translation "province" would cause the distinction to cease.
The governorates of Iraq (muhafazah) are often translated as province, in opposite to official Iraqi documents and the general use for other Arab countries.
The provinces of the Ottoman Empire were called vilâyets – the Turkish pronunciation of the Arabic word wilāyah.
www.oobdoo.com /wikipedia/?title=Wilaya   (532 words)

 Top20Uzbekistan.com - Your Top20 Guide to Uzbekistan!
Uzbekistan was one of the poorest areas of the former Soviet Union with more than 60% of its population living in densely populated rural communities.
Uzbekistan is now the world's third largest cotton exporter, the seventh world major producer of gold and natural gas, and a regionally significant producer of chemicals and machinery.
Uzbekistan had been one of the poorest republics of the Soviet Union; much of its population was engaged in cotton farming in small rural communities.
top20uzbekistan.com   (3014 words)

 Gateway to Land and Water Information: Uzbekistan national report
Administratively, the country is divided into 12 viloyats (oblasts or provinces) and one autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan located in the far west of the country in the zone of environmental disaster related to drying of the Aral Sea.
Uzbekistan has a big potential reserve of the area suitable for irrigation, but development of irrigation is limited by water resources.
Legal aspects of water resources management in Republic of Uzbekistan are in issuing and application of acts and the law directed on protection of water from pollution (infection), contamination, depletion, organization of rational water resources use to meet the requirements of socio-economic infrastructure by zones of planning and water management sources.
www.fao.org /ag/agl/swlwpnr/reports/y_nr/z_uz/uz.htm   (8680 words)

 Creating Enemies of the State: Religious Persecution in Uzbekistan: I. INTRODUCTION
Uzbekistan’s campaign against independent Islam is codified in legislation on religion and religious organizations and the country’s criminal code.
Some so-called Wahhabis were thus labeled because they prayed five times a day—deemed by some local authorities in Uzbekistan’s provinces as evidence of excessive or suspicious piety—or overtly manifested their religious belief by growing a beard or wearing a headscarf that covered the face.
Continue the practice of issuing formal demarches to the government of Uzbekistan and public statements in the framework of the OSCE Permanent Council in reaction to incidents of particularly egregious government abuse, including religion-related arrests and convictions, and torture and deaths in custody.
hrw.org /reports/2004/uzbekistan0304/2.htm   (4085 words)

 uzbekistan map and map of uzbekistan information page
Uzbekistan gained its independence in 1991, and after a decade of difficult recovery, now focuses on its extensive mineral and petroleum reserves, and the agricultural potential of the Fergana Valley.
In the far west, Uzbekistan is dominated by vast lowlands, the Amu Darya River valley, the Ustyurt Plateau and the southern half of the Aral Sea.
Attractions Uzbekistan, at one time, was the center of powerful ancient empires and international trade, The cities of Bukhoro, Khiva, Samarqand and the capital city of Tashkent, all once located on the ancient Silk Road, still contain well preserved relics of their Muslim and Oriental history, including stunning mosques and squares.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/asia/uz.htm   (910 words)

 FANTASIA -> Uzbekistan -> Regions
Uzbekistan has 13 regions or provinces ranging from Kazakhstan in the north, Kyrgyzstan in the east, Turkmenistan in the west and Afghanistan in the south.
Kokand town is probably the worth known town in Uzbekistan, it used to be the capital of very powerful Kokand Khanate, which occupied the largest part of Ferghana valley.One of the most popular places of tourist interest here is the palace of Hudoyarhan- the last governor of the state.
This part of Uzbekistan is not needed to be introduced to anyone.
www.fantasticasia.net /?p=31   (612 words)

 About Uzbekistan
The new country appeared on world map and its priorities were to establish a free democratic society and to develop a market economy.
The embassies of Uzbekistan operate in 25 countries of the world and its consulates 10 countries.
Uzbekistan is developing its co-operation with well-known international organizations such as the EU, OSCE, NATO and is strengthening mutually beneficial bilateral relations with many countries of Europe, America, Asia, Africa, and the countries of the CIS.
www.uzbekistan.org /uzbekistan   (270 words)

Uzbekistan: the lowest economic growth and the highest inflation...
Assessments of the level of stability in Uzbekistan depend on the analytical criteria that are used to define the concept, likewise to identify the potential...
Uzbekistan plans to expand capacity of cotton terminals from 372,000 tonnes to 400,000 tonnes, Uzbek official said on Tuesday.
www.mongabay.com /reference/new_profiles/Uzbekistan.html   (1486 words)

 AlterNet: 9/11: One Year Later: Uzbekistan's Human Rights Problem
Uzbekistan has its own problems with terrorists, most spectacularly illustrated when a 1999 car bomb in downtown Tashkent, the capital, killed sixteen and wounded more than 100.
Our newly minted ally Karimov was the Communist Party boss of Soviet Uzbekistan, and in 1991 he sat on the fence as long as possible during the coup attempt that lifted Boris Yeltsin to new heights.
We already give Uzbekistan some $30 million in aid, according to the State Department, and that is set to soar now that we are "allies." We could demand that Uzbekistan take some minimal steps forward on human rights; instead, we have been hemming and hawing.
www.alternet.org /911oneyearlater/11841   (1458 words)

 Special Operations.Com - Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan also has many SNB (former KGB) and MVD (Ministry of interior Affairs) Special Units left over from Soviet Union times which like Uzbekistan SpetzNaz and VDV receive basicly the same training as other members of the former Soviet Union and Russia.
Unit Scorpion is a border patrol force between Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan and is made of specialy picked conscripts who after eighteen month have a choice, to go back to civilian life or continue their service.
Both Scorpion and Bars took part in 1999 conflict in Surhondarya province against rebels infiltrating the Uzbekistan border from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan mountains.
www.specialoperations.com /Foreign/Uzbekistan   (446 words)

 ADB, Uzbekistan Sign Four Loans to Improve Livelihoods
TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN (3 November 2004) - ADB President Tadao Chino and Uzbekistan Deputy Prime Minister Rustan Azimov have signed four loan agreements for projects totaling US$164.2 million in sectors that are key to improving livelihoods in Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan joined ADB in 1995 and hosts a Resident Mission in Tashkent.
ADB's work in Uzbekistan focuses on supporting basic reforms, minimizing the social costs of transition, enhancing the potential for growth through regional cooperation, supporting investment in the rural sector, and private sector development.
www.adb.org /Media/Articles/2004/6187_uzbekistan_four_loans   (599 words)

 EurasiaNet Business & Economics - Farmers Express Disconent in Uzbekistan, Despite Projected Record Wheat Crop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Uzbekistan is preparing for a bumper wheat crop.
The situation on the Yusuf Hushvaktov collective farm in Kashkadaria province is representative of farmers’ discontent.
Meanwhile, in Samarkand province, the akim, or regional governor, reportedly pressured tenant farmers to surrender a portion of their income for the construction of athletic facilities.
www.eurasianet.org /departments/business/articles/eav072903.shtml   (950 words)

However, as elsewhere in the USSR, Uzbekistan was caught unawares by the events in Moscow in August 1991 and, unlike the Baltic republics, there was little enthusiasm for independence.
On 31 August the Uzbek SSR declared its independence and from 1st September was known as the Republic of Uzbekistan; it joined the Commmonwealth of Independent States (CIS) on 21 December.
Gulchera used to earn up to 5000 soms a day when she picked up work on the hired labourers’ bazaar, but she says things are better in the café because at least the food and lodging are free.
uzbekistan.neweurasia.net   (5283 words)

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The disputes and discords, dissatisfaction of some political and social forces with the election results must be addressed within the framework of a constructive dialog and legal area, predicated upon the procedures, envisioned in the laws of Kyrgyzstan in full accordance with the current Constitution.
Uzbekistan, where more than one hundred nationalities and peoples reside hand in hand, has always proceeded from the deep understanding of historical closeness of the two brotherly nations of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, united with commonality of our spiritual values and religion, customs and traditions, language and culture.
And, today we are all, who reside on this ancient soil, similarly interested in that all contradictions and problems are addressed by way of peace, excluding any outer interference, and preserve the most important that we have — the peace and stability in the region, and tranquility in our families.
www.uzbekistan.gr /statement.doc   (299 words)

 Ancient Buddhist Treasures Emerge Central Asia - CAIS Archaeological & Cultural Daily News of Iran©
The Taliban infuriated historians worldwide earlier this year by detonating two towering statues of Buddha, including murals of Shapur II, the Sasanian Emperor, which was situated over the shoulders of the larger Buddha, hewn from a cliff-face near Bamiyan in the 3rd and 5th centuries, calling them unnecessary for the strict Islamic state.
Tajikistan's chronic instability and Turkmenistan's restrictive regime mean scholars of the region's Buddhist era are pinning hopes on Uzbekistan, also a largely Muslim state but one with a secular government keen to distance itself from Islamic intolerance.
Uzbekistan's government says it wants to restore the sites and attract tourists, but it is too poor to fund excavations and its laws still limit foreigners' movements.
www.cais-soas.com /news/2001/December2001/22-12.htm   (887 words)

According to the data of Uzbekneftegas there are 171 opened in Uzbekistan, including 51 deposits of oil, 27 deposits of gas and 17 deposits of gas condensate.
In 2001 Uzbekistan produced 7.25 million tonnes of liquid hydrocarbons (oil and gas condensate), which is 3.7% less than in 2000.
Gas output in Uzbekistan during the last year increased by 1.8% compare to 2000 and constitute 57.4 billion cubic meters.
www.lngplants.com /uzbek.html   (515 words)

 Tribes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Three months later the communist parties in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan changed their names to the Democratic Party of Turkmenistan and the People’s Democratic Party of Uzbekistan.
In Uzbekistan’s 12 provinces as recently as 1994, all the leaders had been Communist Party bosses at the oblast (provincial) level.
In Uzbekistan the Tashkent region, the Fergana Valley, Samarkand and Bukhara, the northwest territories of the Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan, and the southern region have provided the power base for successive heads of the Communist Party.
www.worldbank.org /html/prddr/trans/JulAugSep01/pgs26-27.htm   (1261 words)

 MD Travel Health - Uzbekistan - vaccinations, diphtheria, and other health advice
Malaria in Uzbekistan: prophylaxis is recommended for Uzunskiy, Sariassiskiy and Shurchinskiy districts (Surkhandarya and Kashkadarya Provinces).
Although polio has not been reported from Uzbekistan in recent years, the country is thought to remain at risk because of ongoing transmission in neighboring Afghanistan.
An outbreak of brucellosis was reported from central Uzbekistan in January 2005.
www.mdtravelhealth.com /destinations/asia/uzbekistan.html   (3015 words)

Uzbekistan has about 425.400 sq km land area.
The country is devided in 12 provinces, 1 autonomous republic and 1 city: Andijon, Bukhoro, Farghona, Jizzakh, Khorazm (Urganch), Namangan, Nawoiy, Qashqadaryo (Qarshi), Qoraqalposhiston (Nukus), Samarqand, Sirdaryo (Guliston), Surkhondaryo (Termiz), Tashkent, Toshkent.
Uzbekistan became independent on the 31 august 1991 from the Soviet Union.
jkersten.topcities.com /hollandpage/uzbekistan.htm   (60 words)

 Boosting Grain Production in Five Provinces of Uzbekistan - ADB.org
The project area stretches from north to south in the central part of the country, in Tashkent, Syrdarya, Djizak, Samarkand, and Kaskadarya provinces (oblasts).
The project will build capacity of a wheat-breeding institute and a crop variety-testing agency to accelerate the release of new varieties that are better suited to Uzbekistan.
It will also help promote the adoption of new varieties and improve farming practices, particularly in crop rotation and off-farm oil and water management by research institutes and rural business advisory centers.
www.adb.org /Documents/News/2003/nr2003159.asp   (583 words)

 Uzbekistan - Photos, Maps, Videos, Flags, Facts, More -- National Geographic
Uzbekistan, a landlocked country dominated by the Qizilqum desert, is Central Asia's most populous country.
Most of the population lives in rural areas, where cotton crops, imposed by Soviet planners at horrendous cost to the environment, made Uzbekistan one of the world's top five producers.
Uzbekistan is still one of the largest exporters of cotton, and the world's largest open-pit gold mine is at Muruntau in the Qizilqum desert—some geologists claim it is the Earth's largest gold deposit.
www3.nationalgeographic.com /places/countries/country_uzbekistan.html   (454 words)

Figures differ on the number of delegates at the congress -- at somewhere between 100 and 300 -- but reports agree that all provinces of Uzbekistan sent delegates, and one report said 14 nationalities were represented.
The 52-person "initiative group" that presently runs the party is headed by Nigora Khidoyatova, the granddaughter of a well-known actor and daughter of a famous historian.
It was unclear how a person with a background in Uzbekistan's urban, intellectual society became the leader of what -- at least in name -- appears to be a party representing rural laborers.
www.rferl.org /features/2003/11/27112003183843.asp   (744 words)

 Uzbek plov
Following centuries-old traditions, Uzbekistan plov is served mainly in the evening for dinner.
The indispensable additions to plov are salads with fresh or pickled vegetables, fruit and berries, tomatoes, cucumbers, horseradish, radish, onion, pomegranate grains, sour grape, cherry and strawberry, all supplemented with greens, coriander, parsley and dill, garlic, and basil leaves.
Black tea is the preferred variety of tea in Tashkent, whereas in other provinces of Uzbekistan people usually drink green tea (kok choi).
www.travelcentre.com.au /FoodWineBeer/uzbek_food.htm   (1434 words)

The Government promotes an indigenous, moderate version of Islam through the control and financing of the Muslim Board of Uzbekistan (the Muftiate), which in turn controls the Islamic hierarchy, the content of imams' sermons, and the volume and substance of published Islamic materials.
The Government is determined to prevent the spread of the Party of Islamic Liberation (Hizb ut-Tahrir), an extremist organization founded in 1952 in Jordanian-administered East Jerusalem and headquartered in London.
Following peaceful protests in the Akhunbabayev District of Fergana Province, a civil court in April ruled that local authorities had unlawfully impeded attempts to register a village mosque.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/irf/2004/35493.htm   (7269 words)

Although Hizb ut-Tahrir maintains that it is committed to non-violence, its members seek to replace secular governments, including in Uzbekistan, with an Islamic one, part of a world-wide Islamic government called the Caliphate.
The head of the Guliston branch of the Ministry of Justice allegedly told leaders of an evangelical church there that Christianity was not needed and that they should leave Uzbekistan.
Quasi-governmental think tanks in Tashkent have called the Jehovah's Witnesses an extremist threat, and both local and central political authorities have expressed their fear that the denomination is dangerous.
www.state.gov /g/drl/rls/irf/2003/24443.htm   (6079 words)

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