Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic

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Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic

Ўзбекистон Совет Социалистик Республикаси  (Uzbek)
Узбекская Советская Социалистическая Республика  (Russian)
1924–1991
Motto: Бутун дунё пролетарлари, бирлашингиз! (Uzbek)
Butun dunyo proletarlari, birlashingiz! (transliteration)
"Proletarians of all nations, unite!"
Anthem: Ўзбекистон Совет Социалист Республикасининг давлат мадҳияси
Oʻzbekiston Sovet Sotsialist Respublikasining davlat madhiyasi;
"Anthem of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic"

Location of Uzbekistan (red) within the Soviet Union
Location of Uzbekistan (red) within the Soviet Union
StatusSoviet Socialist Republic
CapitalBukhara (1925)
Samarkand (1925–1930)
Tashkent (1930–1991)
Common languagesOfficial languages:
Uzbek · Russian
Minority languages:
Tajik · Karakalpak · Kazakh · Tatar · Koryo-mar · Bukhori · Dungan · Central Asian Arabic · Parya
Demonym(s)Uzbek
Soviet
GovernmentUnitary Marxist-Leninist single-party Soviet socialist republic (1924–1990)
Unitary presidential republic (1990–1991)
Leader 
• 1925–1927 (first)
Vladimir Ivanov
• 1989–1991 (last)
Islam Karimov
Premier 
• 1924–1937 (first)
Fayzulla Khodzhayev
• 1990–1990 (last)
Shukrullo Mirsaidov
LegislatureSupreme Soviet
History 
• Succeeds Turkestan ASSR
27 October 1924
• Republic proclaimed
5 December 1924
• Accession of Karakalpakstan
5 December 1936
• State sovereignty declared
20 June 1990
• Renamed Republic of Uzbekistan/Independence
31 August 1991
• Independence recognized
25 December 1991
Area
1989447,400 km2 (172,700 sq mi)
Population
• 1989
19,906,000
CurrencySoviet ruble (руб) (SUR)
Calling code7 36/37/436
ISO 3166 codeUZ
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Bukharan SSR
Khorezm SSR
Turkestan ASSR
Tajik SSR
Uzbekistan
Today part ofUzbekistan
Tajikistan

The Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic was a part of the Soviet Union comprised in Central Asia. It's borders encompassed much of the modern day territories of Uzbekistan.