Uzbekistan (location)Uzbekistan is a land-locked country in central Asia that is surrounded by five other land-locked countries. The country declared independence from the former Soviet Union in 1991.

Plagued with human rights and environmental issues, Uzbekistan has progessed in the 21st century. With thousands of years of history and a central position on the Silk Road, Uzbekistan has a rich cultural heritage.

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