According to a legend, the Lord, after creating the Earth, began to divide it among the various peoples.
Uzbek was very kind, so when he stood in line for the land he let all those behind him pass by.
When his turn arrived, it was too late and no land was left. Therefore the Lord asked him where he had been and Uzbek replied he had always been taught to be generous and kind-hearted, so he had given way to all those who wanted to pass in front of him.
At these words the Lord smiled and gave him the land that He had kept for Himself, a beautiful land between two large rivers: Uzbekistan