Uzbekistan Geography, Climate, Areas, Cities


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Uzbekistan Geography

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    Geography of Uzbekistan
    Area: 477,000 sq. km. (117,868 sq. mi.)--slightly larger than California.
    Major cities: Capital--Tashkent (pop. 2.5 million); Samarkand (600,000); Bukhara (350,000).
    Terrain: Flat-to-rolling sandy desert with dunes; broad, flat intensely irrigated river valleys along Amu Darya, Syr Darya; shrinking Aral Sea; semiarid grasslands in east.
    Climate: Mid-latitude desert--long, hot summers, mild winters.