The Republic of Uzbekistan is situated in the central part of Central Asia between two rivers Amudarya and Syrdarya. The Turan Lowland lies to the north-west, and the Tien-Shan and Pamir-Alay mountain ridges are located in the south-east of the republic. The Kyzyl-Kum desert defines the northern part of the country. Uzbekistan borders on Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan.
Uzbekistan is a land with ancient culture and great historical heritage. The main cities of the country have ancient and rich history. In this regard it’s important to mention such cities as Tashkent, Samarkand, Bukhara, Shakhrisabz, Khiva, Kokand, Termez and others.
Being situated at the crossroads of the Great Silk Road these cities have been major centers of international caravan trade where many nations exchanged their experience, knowledge, opinions, language and cultures.
These cities as precious pearls absorbed all the originality and unique beauty of this region and give opportunity to be carried to the atmosphere of medieval city and taste its coloring. Acquaintance with each of these cities will let you know its history and original culture of the nation.
Moreover Uzbekistan has another recourses that attract big number of foreign guests to the country, that are: deserts and national parks rich where you can find number of animals and plants of different varieties (some of them are congregated only in Uzbekistan); mountains and rivers which is of great importance for developing active type of tourism; mineral springs with healing water; traditions of applied art and originality of country culture.