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Over 2m foreign tourists visit Uzbekistan annually

tourismOver 2 million foreign tourists from 70 countries pay visit to Uzbekistan annually, according to the press service of national company Uzbektourism.
The volume of export of tourism services makes up over US$615 million, while share of tourism in the structure of the GDP – over 2%.

According to the company, Uzbekistan can offer over 7,000 monuments of various epochs, 110 international tourism routes (65 routes on historic-cultural heritage objects, 30 – natural-recreation, and 15 ecologic routes with elements of rehabilitation tourism).

Over 550 tour operators work in Uzbekistan. There are over 500 hotels, motels and camping sites with over 50,000 places. About 11 international airports link Uzbekistan with over 50 cities of Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America.

Over 200,000 people work in tourism industry of Uzbekistan, Uzbektourism said.