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Tashkent (/ˌtæʃˈkɛnt/; Uzbek: Toshkent, Тошкент, توشكېنت [tɒʃˈkent]; Russian: Ташкент, Taškent [tɐʂˈkʲɛnt]; literally "Stone City") is the capital and largest city of Uzbekistan. The officially registered population of the city in 2012 was about 2,309,300. Due to its position in Central Asia, Tashkent came under Sogdian and Turkic influence early in its history, before Islam in the 8th century AD. After its destruction by Genghis Khan in 1219, the city was rebuilt and profited from the Silk Road. In 1865 it was conquered by the Russian Empire, and in Soviet times witnessed major growth and demographic changes due to forced deportations from throughout the Soviet Union. Today, as the capital of an independent Uzbekistan, Tashkent retains a multi-ethnic population with ethnic Uzbeks as the majority.

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Facts and Stats for Tashkent*

  • Pollution Statistics in Tashkent

    Know the pollution level of Tashkent before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Tashkent: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Tashkent for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Tashkent.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 75 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Tashkent - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 29.69 (Low)
    • Pollution Index 53.45 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 12 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 22.97 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Tashkent

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tashkent

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 150 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 200 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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