Turkestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic


Turkestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

Turkestan Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (initially Turkestan Socialist Federative Republic) (April 30, 1918 – October 27, 1924) was created from the Turkestan Krai of Imperial Russia. Its capital was Tashkent, population about 5,000,000.

In 1924 it was split into Turkmen SSR (now Turkmenistan), Uzbek SSR (now Uzbekistan) with the Tajik ASSR (now Tajikistan), Kara-Kirghiz Autonomous Oblast (now Kyrgyzstan), and Karakalpak Autonomous Oblast (now Karakalpakstan).Fact|date=August 2007

ee also

*Basmachi
*Soviet Central Asia
*U.S.S.R.


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