Uzbek
O‘zbekcha, o‘zbek tili,
Ўзбекча, ўзбек тили,
اۉزبېکچه, اۉزبېک تیلی
Country Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Russia, China
Ethnicity Uzbeks
Speakers
27 million (2015)
Family
Early form
Writing
AreaEast of the Amu Darya; south Aral Sea area. Possibly in Munich, Germany. Also in Australia, China, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation (Asia), Tajikistan, Turkey (Asia), Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 uz
ISO 639-2 uzb
ISO 639-3 uzb – inclusive code
Individual codes:
uzn – Northern
uzs – Southern
Glottolog uzbe1247
A map, showing that Uzbek is spoken throughout Uzbekistan, except the western third (where Karakalpak dominates), and northern Afghanistan.
Dark blue = majority; light blue = minority
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