Collection Description

Culture Name

Karakalpak

Culture Description

The Karakalpak Republic makes up the eastern third of Uzbekistan. Karakalpaks are Hanafite Sunni Muslims and speak a Central Turkic language in the Altaic language family. The Karakalpaks are a minority in their own republic. Irrigation agriculture, mostly practiced on state controlled land and collectives, provide the main source of income.

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Region

Asia --Central Asia

Countries

Uzbekistan

OWC Code

RN02

Number of Documents

1

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Number of Pages

9

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