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With 2.1 million people, it is the largest city in Central Asia. The current population of Uzbekistan is 24.8 million.
From 1989 to 1996, five hundred thousand more people emigrated than immigrated; most of the emigrants were educated.
The language is Turkic and abounds with dialects, including Qarlug (which served as the literary language for much of Uzbek history), Kipchak, Lokhay, Oghuz, Qurama, and Sart, some of which come from other languages.
Uzbek emerged as a distinct language in the fifteenth century.
The arid land of this autonomous republic supports a nomadic lifestyle.
Recently, the drying up of the Aral Sea has devastated the environment, causing more than 30 percent of the area's population to leave, from villages in the early 1980s and then from cities.