Uzbekistan, officially the Republic of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Ўзбекистон Республикаси), is a country in Central Asia. It is one of the most economically progressive countries in the region, but remains generally rather poor. Uzbekistan, though, maintains the largest military in the region. The majority of Uzbeks are Muslim. The capital and largest city is Tashkent.
It is somewhat of a dictatorship under the president, Islam Karimov, who hs imperialistic intentions. In early 2019, he assembled a coalition of Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan. Together, they invaded the country of Kazakhstan in an attempt to gain land and resources.