(99871) 2814148

45/405 Shota Rustaveli Street
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Office No F-1, Safdar Mansion
Fazel-e-Haq Road, Blue Area
Islamabad, Pakistan

E-mail: tashkent@sitara.com islamabad@sitara.com

Phone (Uzbekistan): (99871) 2814148, (99871) 2814149, (99871) 2553504
Phone (Pakistan):  (9251) 2805583, (9251) 2805288

Fax: (99871) 1206500

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    Customs control
    All the travellers are obliged to fill in the Customs Declaration Form duplicate upon entering Uzbekistan . All currencies and other valuable items such as jewellery, cameras and computers being imported into the country must be declared in this form. The Customs Declaration Form must be surrendered at the time of departure. This allows an easy export of all imported items. It is essential to ... read more
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    Kilometer Chart
    Uzbekistan Tashkent – Samarkand (340 kms) Samarkand – Bukhara via Navoi (268 kms) Samarkand – Shakre sabz via steppes (155 kms)   Samarkand – Shakre Sabz via Aman Kutan (90 kms (pass route only for cars/small van)) Shakre Sbz – Bukhara (253 kms) Bukhara – Khiva (485 kms)   Borders near by: Tashkent – Charnayevka(to Kazakhstan) (18 kms) (for going t... read more
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    In the year 2013 the population of Uzbekistan was 30.48 million; the growth rate was 1.89 percent and population density is made up of 50.5 persons per square kilometre. The population of Uzbekistan involves more than 100 nations: Uzbeks, Tajiks, Russians, Kazakhs, Tatars, Kyrgyz, Koreans, Germans, Jews and others. The minorities such as Russians, Jews and Germans have decreased in rece... read more
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    Arts & Crafts
    The history of Silk and Ceramics in Central Asia is as old as the Silk Road itself. Silk was traded through the corridors of Tienshan into Ferghana valley, supposedly the safest passages owing to mountainous and state protected paths. The history of silk introduction in present day Uzbekistan is more legendary to Ferghana valley. A Chinese princess was betrothed to a Ferghana prince. Chinese ... read more
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    Culture & Customs
    Uzbekistan is a land of ancient and rich culture. Numerous historical monuments evidence its high cultural standards and national originality. Objects found during archaeological excavations are of lasting artistic value and show the deep historical roots of Uzbek culture. The wall paintings in the palaces of Varaksha (near Bukhara) and Afrosiab (in Samarkand) are considered priceless as works of ... read more
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    Festivals & Holidays
    January 1 - New Year's Day (according to Gregorian calendar)  March 8 - International Women's Day  March 21 - Novruz May 9 - Victory Day September 1 - Independence Day of the Republic of Uzbekistan  December 8 - Constitution Day  Muslim holidays Khait and Kurban Khait - the date changes each year in correspondence... read more
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    Uzbekistan Weather
    January - 2-5°C February - 3-7°C March - 10-21°C April - 18-24°C May - 22-26°C June - 26-28°C July - 28-35°C August - 26-28°C September - 22-24°C October - 16-18°C November - 8-10°C December - 4-6°C
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    Uzbekistan Train Schedule
    The most popular railway line is operated currently between Tashkent – Samarkand – Bukhara. The rail type used is modern fast running Spanish Talgo – this brand is in the process of linking other parts of the country as domestic railway network system. A new railway line now connects directly between Bukhara and Khiva currently thrice weekly. In the course of time it is planned to run t... read more