Culture of Uzbekistan
People in Uzbekistan speak the Uzbek language. The linguistic diversity of Uzbekistan is diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Uzbekistan is 0.412. The followers of Islam are the religious majority in the country. 36.2% of Uzbekistan's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Uzbekistan. The rate of urbanization in Uzbekistan is considered to be 1.6. According to data on inbound tourists in Uzbekistan, 1,969,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.
The national anthem of Uzbekistan is called 'O`zbekiston Respublikasining Davlat Madhiyasi', which in English means 'National Anthem of the Republic of Uzbekistan'. It was adopted in 1991. The lyrics have been written by Abdulla Aripov and the music has been composed by Mutal Burhanov.
Around 15% of the population of Uzbekistan are obese.
Each year, the people of Uzbekistan consume 2.1 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 18.3% beer, 6.3% wine, 75.4% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.
One of the most popular national dishes of Uzbekistan is o'sh.