Language(s): Uzbek, Russian
Total Area: 447,400 km²
GDP (in million USD): 37,724
Uzbekistan is Afghanistan's neighbor &is Central Asia's most populous country.
The program on individual housing construction in rural areas in Uzbekistan is part of the processes of democratic reforms and modernization of the country.According to the approved regulations, residential areas are being constructed in the villages together with improvements in engineering and communication, social and market infrastructure facilities such as roads, water, gas and electricity supply, schools, kindergartens, rural medical centers, shopping facilities and sports facilities and modern systems of telecommunications and the Internet, taking into account the population.
Despite a 1998 Land Code and Law on Land, the Uzbek Constitution is ambiguous about the legality of both private ownership, and foreign ownership. This introduces much uncertainty, because the president could suddenly interpret the constitution the other way around, and confiscate lands. Uzbekistan allows leasing, for any period.