Activities and Answers for Uzbekistan

Language Arts

  • Visit the Uzbekistan Cyber Gallery and look at the pictures of Uzbekistan, especially the capital. What do you think it is like to live there? If you visited, what would you want to see? Answers will vary.
  • Visit the Embassy of Uzbekistan and look at Travel and Tourism. What four cities used to be part of the Silk Road? Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Khiva What is unique about each of them? Answers will vary: Tashkent is the capital; Samarkand, the city of legends, Bukhara, conquered by Alexander the great, Khiva, first mentioned in the 10th century - Depending on the reading level of the students, you may want to require something other than the little note on the first page. The "more..." sections are really interesting. What is unique about your town/city? Answers will vary.
  • What languages are spoken in Uzbekistan? 7: Uzbeki Arabi, Bukharic, Crimean Turksih, Tatar, Karakalpak, Turkish, and Northern Uzbek What are the main two religions? Muslim and Jewish

Social Studies

  • Visit Atlapedia Online and look at the history of Uzbekistan. When and from whom did Uzbekistan gain its independence? 1991, the USSR.
  • Visit Atlapedia Online and find out what the major exports of Uzbekistan are? Chemicals, Clothing, Fertilizers, Leather, Minerals, Natural Gas, Ores, Petroleum and Petroleum Products.
  • Visit Atlapedia Online and describe the land forms in Uzbekistan. Mostly flat, some mountains in the south Then look at the political map. What countries surround Uzbekistan? Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan What is the capital? Tashkent If you need help, look at this map too. What body of water is partially inside Uzbekistan's borders? Aral Sea


  • Visit Atlapedia Online and look at the transport. What is the length of the railroads in miles? 4,225 mi What is the length of the roads in miles? 55,431 mi How many more miles of roads are there? 51,206 mi more.


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