Uzbekistan was a nation in Central Asia on Earth.
Its capital city in 2008 was Tashkent. Uzbek and Russian were spoken there. (AUDIO: Brave New Town)
West of Uzbekistan was the Caspian Sea, while a mountain range was located to the east of Tashkent. (AUDIO: The Memory Cheats)
Thorington and Safshika were both towns in Uzbekistan, located in and near the Aral Sea respectively. (AUDIO: Brave New Town)
In August 1919, the Second Doctor, Jamie McCrimmon and Zoe Heriot visited the country, while the Bolsheviks were seizing power. By this time the north was under Soviet control. (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, near the Aral Sea. (AUDIO: Brave New Town)