Travel destinations in Uzbekistan! Uzbekistan is an exciting country in Central Asia, where you can learn about the Silk Road and experience the legendary city of Samarkand, with its many historical sights. There's also dance, crafts and a wonderful food culture.

Why travel to Uzbekistan?

Uzbekistan is a country in Central Asia which borders Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan, among others. Major cities include the capital Tashkent, Namangan, Fergana, Andizhan and Samarkand.

Perhaps you have heard of Samarkand through the fairy tale treasure "The Thousand and One Nights" or in connection with the famous Silk Road? In addition, you can discover beautiful and historically interesting places such as Bukhara and Chiva, and see several Unesco World Heritage sites. The country also offers a rich and exciting food culture and the opportunity to buy silk products. Here you will find lots of great tips for your trip to Uzbekistan.

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Info and facts about Uzbekistan

  • Capital city: Tashkent
  • Residents: Just over 29 million (2015)
  • Currency: Uzbekistan as (UZS)
  • National Day: 1 September
  • Language: Uzbek
  • Religion: Islam
  • Flag: A tricolour in blue, white and green with red dividing stripes between the fields, and with a crescent moon and twelve stars in the inner part of the upper blue field.

Highest, longest and biggest

  • Highest point: Khazret Sultan (4642 metres above sea level) is a peak in the Gissar Mountains on the border between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
  • Longest river: Syr Darya (2200 km)
  • Second largest city: Samarkand
  • Biggest lake: Tuzkan
  • Highest building: Tashkent Tower (375 m)

Good to know about Uzbekistan

  • Emergency number: 112
  • Time difference: Uzbekistan is 3 hours ahead of Sweden.
  • El: You do not need an adapter for Uzbekistan to use Swedish plugs.
  • VisaFrom 1 February 2019, holders of Swedish passports can travel without a visa for up to 30 days in the country.

TRAVEL TO Uzbekistan

  • Flight: You can fly to Uzbekistan, for example via Riga. It is also possible to fly via Istanbul, Budapest or Munich.
  • Organised trips: There are several companies that arrange organised trips to Uzbekistan, including Iventus.

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