List of cities in Uzbekistan
This is a list of cities in Uzbekistan. The names of many places have been changed during the 20th century, sometimes more than once. Wherever possible, the old names have been included and linked to the new ones.
Most populous Uzbekistani cities
List of ten cities, including the capital Tashkent, with the largest urban population in 2014. Uzbekistan is most populous country in Central Asia.
In this list population details are given as per local registered number of people. But by the number of people who live in city, Tashkent is the largest and the second largest after capital city is Bukhara (1,500,000), then the third largest is Samarkand (1,230,000). Tashkent, Bukhara and Samarkand are most civilized cities of Uzbekistan. People from the Central Asian countries and the Commonwealth countries come to these three cities for education, medical services, travel etc. With the point of regularization of urban life of Uzbekistan, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructed to build modern cities with tall residential buildings in Tashkent and Bukhara. In the times of the first president of the Republic of Uzbekistan - Islam Karimov, it was totally stopped to build tall buildings and skyscrapers. So, most urbanized cities like Tashkent was enlarged derivatively.
- Bukhara (Buxoro)
- Mo‘ynoq (Moynaq, Muynaq, Muynak)
- Samarqand (Samarkand)
- Tashkent (Toshkent) - Capital