Uzbekistan destination information

All you need to know before visiting Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan summary

Uzbekistan is a medium sized country with around 32M Uzbek. Official language is Uzbek. Uzbekistan uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+05:00. Currency used in Uzbekistan is Uzbekistan Sum (UZS).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 106
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 173

ATMs in Uzbekistan are Rare. Internet speed in Uzbekistan is on average 2.5 Mbps. In Uzbekistan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Tashkent
🗣️ Russian Uzbek
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 32M ☀️ ~12 °C 🌧 ~16 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 447k km2 (173k mi²)
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🏥 Health regulation
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Socket 🔌

Uzbekistan uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

Languages 🗣️

  • Russian
  • Uzbek


Currency 💱

1000 UZS = 0.1 USD

Uzbekistan uses the Uzbekistani som (symbol: ??), code UZS.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 3 and 1 som. Som is subdivided into 100 tiyins. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 som.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are rare in Uzbekistan. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Uzbekistan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Uzbekistan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

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Calling ☎️


To call Uzbekistan, dial +, then 998 (the country code for Uzbekistan), then the area code (without the initial 8) and the local number.


For local calls within Uzbekistan, start with the area code (with the initial 8). In the case above area code is 66 .

international: + 998 66 1234567
calling local: 866 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Uzbekistan is on average 2.5 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Uzbekistan is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 353,025.00 UZS, which includes 8 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Beeline, UMS, Ucell or Uzmobile.


Rules 🚗

In Uzbekistan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on undivided highways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways and 70 km/h (43 mph) in all built-up areas.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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