Uzbekistan (Republic of)
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South Africa and Uzbekistan established full diplomatic relations in 1992. The South African Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, is accredited on a non-residential basis to the Republic of Uzbekistan.
South African Representation in Uzbekistan
is no South African representation in Uzbekistan, but the South African Ambassador
to Ankara, Turkey is accredited to Tashkent on a non-resident basis.
Mr T Ranamane
South African Embassy
Representation in South Africa
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary
of the Republic of Uzbekistan, with
residence in Ankara, Turkey.
H E Mr R Y Isaev
Embassy of the Republic of Uzbekistan
For details see the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Ankara
under visa requirements.
Requirements for South Africans
South Africans need to apply for visas when visiting Uzbekistan. Visa requirements can be obtained from the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs http://www.mfa.uz/en/consular/visa/.
The website of the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Ankara, Turkey is: http://www.uzembassy.org.tr/.
further information go to Travelers' Health.
Majorly sharp- continental. The temperature difference between the seasons is quite significant. Average winter temperature is 6 C below and in July the average temperature rises above 32 C. The amount of precipitation is insignificant, which makes agriculture dependent on irrigation.
For up-to-date weather information click here.
The currency is the Uzbekistan Som (UZS).
1 Som = 100 tiyins (small coin). Notes are in denominations of 5000 , 1000, 500, 200, 100 Som.
For current exchange rates click here.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.
Bilateral trade is minimal. In 2015, South Africa mostly exported live animals to and imported leather products from Uzbekistan.
For current information on trade statistics between
South Africa and Uzbekistan, visit the website of the Department
of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.
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