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Bibi-Khanym Mosque
Bibi-Khanym Mosque

Bibi-Khanym Mosque

In the 15th century, it was one of the largest and most magnificent mosques in the Islamic world.
Photo by Snowscat

UZBEKISTAN

Asia

UZBEKISTAN

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    Capital:Tashkent (Toshkent)

    Location:Central Asia, north of Turkmenistan, south of Kazakhstan

    Currency:Uzbekistani soum (UZS)

    Area:447,400 sq km

    Population:30,842,796 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Uzbek (official) 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%

    Religion:Muslim 88% (mostly Sunni), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%

    TimeZone:UTC+5

    Tel Code:+998

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