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Basic country information

  • US Department of State Background Note: Uzbekistan Basic facts about Uzbekistan: geography, population, history, economy, etc.
  • Uzbekistan (an online introduction to Uzbekistan, with basic facts on its economy, defence, geography, government, history and people)
  • U.S. Library of Congress Country Study - Uzbekistan (excellent starting point for learning about the country; includes facts-at-a-glance and sections on ethnicity, religion, and culture; early to modern history; geography, government, and the economy)
  • The World Factbook - Uzbekistan, (by CIA; covers geographical data, information on population, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues)
  • Infoplease - Uzbekistan (basic data on geography, government and history plus basic statistics)
  • The Embassy of Uzbekistan, Washington DC (the web page offers general information on the country's geography, history, culture, natural resources, education, business and economy, etc.)
  • Uzbekistan (a site with general information on Uzbekistan maintained by the Umid foundation; topics include history, government, constitution, regions, population, culture, economics, etc.)
  • Uzland (a searchable news and information server; in Russian or English)
  • Uzbekistan Guide (general infomation on the country, its history and the ancient cities)
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Area study centers (academic and research)

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Associations (professional, non-governmental, international, local)

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Communications (includes Computers and Internet)

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Culture, fine arts and entertainment

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Current events and media

  • Internews Uzbekistan (a Uzbekistan chapter of the international non-profit organization; its goal is creating the conditions for the existence of a free, independent and pluralistic media in Uzbekistan)
  • Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty : Uzbek service (daily news, analytical reports and basic facts about Uzbekistan; in English and Uzbek)
  • BBC Uzbek Service (daily news and features in Uzbek or Russian)
  • Jahon (news agency of the Uzbekistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs; latest news and official documents; in Russian)
  • Uzland (a searchable news and information server; in Russian or English)
  • Uzbekistan News.net (a news server; includes links to other news sources; in English)
  • UzReport.com News Server (news and analysis, with an emphasis on business and economics, arranged by topic; in Russian, English and Uzbek)
  • ABYZ News Links: Uzbekistan
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Economics (incl. business and finances)

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Education

  • Umid World (a web site of the Umid foundation; the purpose of the program is providing talented youth with scholarships for study abroad)
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Geography and travel (incl. cities, maps, transportation, etc.)

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Government

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Grants

(To find more grant giving organizations please visit the general resource page section Grants)

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Health and fitness (incl. medicine, sports, etc.)

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History (incl. genealogy, etc.)

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Language (incl. dictionaries and teaching)

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Law

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Libraries and archives

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Literature

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People (biography)

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Politics (incl. international relations, military affairs and US policies)

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Religions

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Science and technology (incl. environmental issues)

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Social science (incl. human rights, women issues, etc.)

  • 1999 Country Report on Human Rights Practices : Uzbekistan(Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State, February 25, 2000; an update is forthcoming)
  • UNHCR Statistics (to find statistical reports on population, human rights, etc. related to Uzbekistan enter "Uzbekistan" in the search window in the top right corner of the page and mark "Restrict to Statistics")
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Statistics

  • UNICEF Statistics: Uzbekistan (basic children-related statistics)
  • UNHCR Statistics (to find statistical reports on population, human rights, etc. related to Uzbekistan enter "Uzbekistan" in the search window in the top right corner of the page and mark "Restrict to Statistics")
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