Central Asia covers a total area of 1,545,721 square miles. The estimated population of the region is 61,551,945. The countries that make up this part of the continent include :
Around 60 percent of Central Asia comprises desert land. The main deserts in Central Asia are Karakum, which covers most of Turkmenistan, and Kyzylkum, in Uzbekistan. The region witnesses very dry climatic conditions. Summers are hot while winters are cool.
Uzbekistan is the most-populous country in Central Asia; it has an estimated population of 27.6 million.
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Last Updated on: April 26, 2017