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Full nameTashkent
Official nameTashkent
Native name 
Other nameToshqand, Toshkand
ProvinceTashkent Province
Settled5th to 3rd centuries BC
MayorRakhmonbek Usmonov
Total Area129.2 sq mi (334.8 km2)
Total Population2200000 (2008)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)

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Tashkent ( ; , literally "Stone City"; -enˌtæʃˈkɛnt, -rutɐʂˈkʲent) is the capital of Uzbekistan and of the Tashkent Province. The officially registered population of the city in 2008 was more than 2.2 million. Unofficial sources estimate the actual population may be as much as 4.45 million.

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