"Melting pot of cultures" Top 5 Page for this destination Uzbekistan Local Custom Tip by johnsakura

Uzbekistan Local Customs: 56 reviews and 163 photos

by johnsakura

All Central Asia s a fascinating melting pot of different people where cultures melt and establish a living contact between theselves. This picture was taken up north Chirchik Valley and you can see some Oriental looking familly riding a side car motorbike. Amazing contrasts of people and religions you can find in these coutries.

Ethnic groups:
Uzbek 80%, Russian 5.5%, Tajik 5%, Kazakh 3%, Karakalpak 2.5%, Tatar 1.5%, other 2.5%;

Muslim 88% (mostly Sunnis), Eastern Orthodox 9%, other 3%

Uzbek 74.3%, Russian 14.2%, Tajik 4.4%, other 7.1%

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 30, 2004
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