Uzbekistan was the first of the Central Asian republics to declare their sovereignty and adopt a post-Communist symbology. The flag was adopted in November 1991.
Despite being a predominantly Muslim country, the crescent represents the rebirth of the Uzbek nation, leaving aside the religious aspect, and the twelve stars are counted by the twelve months or signs of the zodiac, but it is also true that twelve are the districts of the country.
The interpretation of its colors is varied, although the most widespread associates blue with sky, white with justice, green with the hospitality of its people, and red with the strength of the nation. A second interpretation associates the color white with monoculture cotton in Central Asia.