A doubly landlocked country in Central Asia, Uzbekistan is known for its fascinating mosques, mausoleums and other sites linked to the Silk Road, the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean. It has rich and diverse natural environment and architectural heritage. The country is also known for its beautiful scenery, landmarks and wonderful people. Tashkent, the nation's capital and largest city, retains a multi-ethnic population with ethnic Uzbeks as the majority.
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