Uzbekistan was a nation in Central Asia on Earth. Thorington and Safshika were both located there.
It's capital city was Tashkent. Uzbek and Russian were spoken there. (AUDIO: Brave New Town)
In August 1919, the Second Doctor, Jamie McCrimmon and Zoe Heriot visited the country, shortly after the Bolsheviks seized power. (AUDIO: The Memory Cheats)
On 1 September 1991, Uzbekistan gained its independence from the Soviet Union.
On 24 October 2008, the Eighth Doctor and Lucie Miller encountered the Autons in Uzbekistan. (AUDIO: Brave New Town)