THE PRESENT UZBEKISTAN IS A LARGE INDUSTRIAL AND AGRICULTURAL REGION OF CENTRAL ASIA.
The pearl of Uzbekistan – Ferghana valley, the Zarafshan and Kashkadarya river basins, and also the Amudarya downstream since the ancient times used to be a densely populated oasis of the region.
The Republic of Uzbekistan is the cradle of ancient high agricultural and urban culture with thousand years history.
By the total population the Republic of Uzbekistan occupies the third position among the CIS* countries, after Russia and the Ukraine.
Uzbekistan is a multinational republic. Presently, representatives of more than 130 nations and ethnic groups live here.
By the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan from March 4, 1993 the first official Medal of the independent state “Sog`lom avlod uchun” (“For healthy generation”) of two degrees was established.
* -CIS(Commonwealth of Independent States)
– Mustaqil Davlatlar Hamdo`stligi(MDH)
– Cодружество Независимых Государств(CНГ)