Uzbekistan international travel guide in 2024

Uzbekistan international travel guide in 2024

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Uzbekistan travel details 🇺🇿
Uzbekistan has a population of 32M with main currency as Uzbekistani Som. The languages spoken are Uzbek. Uzbekistan travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Automatic teller machines are rare in Uzbekistan. Internet speed in Uzbekistan is on average 2.5 Mbps.In Uzbekistan you drive on the right side.

Uzbekistan travel advice

Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our advice for Uzbekistan and continue to advise exercise a high degree of caution. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Uzbekistan overall due to the threat of terrorism and violent crime and the risk of civil unrest. Higher levels apply in some areas.

Issue Date : Sep 29, 2023

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Uzbekistan essential details

Plugs

Uzbekistan uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Uzbek

Money in Uzbekistan

Currencies

Uzbekistan uses the Uzbekistani som (symbol: ??), code UZS.Banknotes come in denominations of 5000, 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 3 and 1 som. Som is subdivided into 100 tiyins. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 som.

ATM

Automatic teller machines are rare in Uzbekistan. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Internet in Uzbekistan

Internet

Internet speed in Uzbekistan is on average 2.5 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Uzbekistan is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 353,025.00 UZS, which includes 8 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Beeline, UMS, Ucell or Uzmobile. Uzbekistan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Uzbekistan upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Calling

To call Uzbekistan, dial +, then 998 (the country code for Uzbekistan), then the area code (without the initial 8) and the local number. For local calls within Uzbekistan, start with the area code (with the initial 8). In the case above area code is 66 .

Driving in Uzbekistan

Road rules

In Uzbekistan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on undivided highways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on motorways, 100 km/h (62 mph) on expressways and 70 km/h (43 mph) in all built-up areas.

Emergecy

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Ambulance
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Uzbekistan visa advice

If you're considering exploring Uzbekistan beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on Uzbekistan transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Uzbekistan, understanding Uzbekistan Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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