By Dasha Macmillan
A little bit about Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan Maps and Currency
The Flag,languge,and Religion of Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan is located in Central Asia. It has an area of 72,700 sq. mi. Stretching from West to East, it is approximately 1,425 kilometers and 930 kilometers from East to West. The Caspian Sea is also located in this state. Uzbekistan is one of the two landlocked countries. The other one is Liechtenstein. Uzbekistan's climate has hot summers with cold winters. Summer temperatures can reach up to 104 degrees F. During the winter the temperatures usually average around 28 degrees F. The average rainfall for the country is between 100 and 200 mm , with rainfall, usually occurring during the winter and spring. This State is located between Amu Darya and Syr Darya Rivers. Also the slopes of the Tien Shan Mountains are located here. The State has a population of 28,394,180. The largest city in Uzbekistan is Tashkent , which is the capital city. Most people live in the capital because there is better infrastructure, public transportation, hospitals, schools, factories, markets, more resources. Safety is much more reliable in Tashkent.
To travel to the Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from DFW you would have to take a plane. It would cost $7,081 for a one way trip for one person, it would take about 10 and 45 minutes to get to Tashkent, Uzbekistan. When you get there the way of travel would probably be by foot, bicycles, public transportation, and cars.
Social and Ethnic Groups
Recipe for Kovurma Palov- Ferghana Pilaff
500g mutton or beef
36 oz of carrots
350g vegetable oil
Cayenne Pepper ( all to taste)
Heat oil until white smoke appear. Add sliced onions and sear in oil until reddish-brown. Cut meat into pieces and sauté with onions. After a few minutes put in carrot stripes and cook until golden. Add water, salt, spices and stew for 20-25 minutes. Add rice and more water, just 1-1.5cm above surface of rice. Cook uncovered until water evaporates. Cover and cook on low heat for 20-25 minutes.
Recipe by Uzbek National Cuisine.