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Karakalpak Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

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The Karakalpak Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Karakalpak ASSR; Karakalpak: Қарақалпақстан АССР, Qaraqalpaqstan ASSR; Uzbek: Қорақалпоғистон АССР, Qoraqalpog‘iston ASSR; Russian: Каракалпакская АССР, Karakalpakskaya ASSR) also known as Soviet Karakalpakstan or simply Karakalpakstan was an autonomous republic of the Soviet Union. Until 20 July 1932, it was called the Karakalpak Autonomous Oblast. On 5 December 1936, it was merged with the Uzbek SSR. It was the only ASSR in Soviet Central Asia.

Karakalpak Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
Каракалпакская АССР  (Russian)
Қорақалпоғистон АССР  (Uzbek)
Қарақалпақстан АССР  (Karakalpak)
Autonomous republic of the Uzbek SSR

1932–1991
Flag Coat of arms
Flag Emblem
Capital Nukus
Government Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic
History
 •  Established 1932
 •  Sovereignty declared 14 December 1990
 •  Republic of Karkalpakstan 21 December 1991
 •  Soviet Union dissolved 25 December 1991

Its capital was Nukus (until 1939, Turtkul).

On 1 November 1989, Karakalpak ASSR declared state sovereignty over the Soviet laws. Uzbekistan declared independence.

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