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Flag of Uzbekistan

Name: Oʻzbekiston davlat bayrogʻi
Use: Civil and state flag, civil and state ensign
Proportion: 1:2
Adopted: 18 November 1991
Design: A horizontal blue, white and green stripes, separated by two narrow red stripes. A crescent and three rows of twelve stars are situated on the left side of the upper blue stripe.

The flag of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston davlat bayrogʻi) consists of three horizontal blue, white and green bands separated by two thin red fimbriations, with a crescent moon and twelve stars at the canton. Adopted in 1991 to replace the flag of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR), it has been the flag of the Republic of Uzbekistan since the country gained independence in that same year. The design of the present flag was partly inspired by the former one.


The colors and symbols of the flag carry cultural, political, and regional meanings. The white stands for peace and purity, while blue represents water and the sky. The latter colour also alludes to the flag of Timur, who ruled over present-day Uzbekistan during the 14th century. Green officially epitomizes "nature and fertility" – though it may also represent Islam – while the thin red stripes represents the "life force" within everyone. The crescent at the canton evokes "the rebirth of" Uzbekistan as an "independent" country. Moreover, it symbolizes the Islamic faith practiced by 88% of Uzbekistan's population. To the right of the crescent are twelve stars, which signify the months of the Islamic calendar,[2] as well as the constellations featured in the zodiac.

Oʻzbekiston Respublikasi (Uzbek)
Республика Узбекистан (Russian)
Flag of Uzbekistan
State emblem
Anthem: "Oʻzbekiston Respublikasining Davlat Madhiyasi"
(English: "State Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan")
Location of Uzbekistan (green)
Location of Uzbekistan (green)
and largest city
41°19′N 69°16′E / 41.317°N 69.267°E / 41.317; 69.267
Official language
and national language
Ethnic groups
  • 72.8% Uzbek
  • 15.8% Tajik
  • 2.5% Kazakh
  • 2.3% Russian
  • 2.2% Karakalpak
  • 4.5% others
  • 88.5% Muslims
  • 9.4% Christians
  • 0.2% Zoroastrian
  • 2.0% non-religious and others
Demonym(s) Uzbek, Uzbekistani
Government Unitary presidential constitutional republic under an authoritarian state
• President
Shavkat Mirziyoyev
• Prime Minister
Abdulla Aripov
• Chairman of the Senate
Nigmatilla Yuldashev
Legislature Supreme Assembly
• Upper house
• Lower house
Legislative Chamber
• Emirate of Bukhara proclaimed
• Bukharan People's Soviet Republic established
30 April 1920
• Uzbek SSR established after national delimitation
27 October 1924
• Declared independence from the Soviet Union
31 August 1991
• Formally recognised
26 December 1991
• Admitted to the United Nations
2 March 1992
• Current constitution
8 December 1992
• Total
448,978 km2 (173,351 sq mi) (56th)
• Water (%)
• 2019 estimate
33,254,100 (41nd)
• Density
74.1/km2 (191.9/sq mi) (132nd)
GDP (PPP) 2018 estimate
• Total
$238.997 billion (62)
• Per capita
$7,350 (125th)
GDP (nominal) 2018 estimate
• Total
$40.259 billion (69th)
• Per capita
$1,238 (130th)
Gini (2013) Positive decrease 36.7
medium · 88th
HDI (2017) Increase 0.710
high · 105th
Currency Uzbek som (UZS)
Time zone UTC+5 (UZT)
Driving side right
Calling code +998
ISO 3166 code UZ
Internet TLD .uz
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