The Republic of Uzbekistan is an attractive destination for tourists arriving to look at unique cities located on the Great Silk Road, to join the history, to learn about the distinctive national culture.
According to data published by the Gallup American Institute, among the countries of the former Soviet Union, the republic ranked firstly in terms of satisfaction with the existing security in the country. Compared with 2013, when 88% of residents felt safe here, their number increased by 7%. As part of the study, Gallup representatives interviewed residents of more than 150 countries regarding the level of crime in their areas of residence and the reliability of local law enforcement officers. The data obtained formed the basis of the World Index of Law and Order prepared by the organization. Undoubtedly, in comparison with many other countries, Uzbekistan is a safe place to travel: robbers do not operate on the streets, armed conflicts do not occur here.
Safety on the roads.According to the latest road condition report, “Roads Kill Map,” posted on the website of the Pulitzer Center, Uzbekistan’s roads are the safest roads in the Central Asian region. Thus, according to the Roads Kill Map, 21.9 people die per 100 thousand people per year in Kazakhstan, 19.2 people in Kyrgyzstan, 18.1 people in Tajikistan, and 11.3 people in Uzbekistan. In Uzbekistan, without much excitement and risk, you can relax in the countryside and in the towns. At observance of elementary precautionary measures travel across Uzbekistan will be safe and comfortable. Take care of this and even a few public services. In any emergency, you can call free: fire service – 101police – 102ambulance – 103gas emergency service – 104rescue service -1050 Of course, as in any other country, in Uzbekistan one should be vigilant and observe elementary caution.If you need to withdraw money at an ATM, it is better to do it at a bank or hotel, and not on the street. In restaurants, bars and other places do not leave your belongings unattended.You can exchange the brought currency at the official exchange offices, where you will always be given a confirmation of the transaction. In small towns, it is sometimes difficult to find an exchange office, so it is recommended to stock up with enough cash.
To foreigners in Uzbekistan are very friendly. The Uzbek people are famous for their hospitality. This is really a safe and comfortable country for living.