|Karakalpak Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic|
|Autonomous republic of the Uzbek SSR|
|o Type||Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic|
o Sovereignty declared
|14 December 1990|
|21 December 1991|
o Soviet Union dissolved
|25 December 1991|
The Karakalpak Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Karakalpak ASSR; Karakalpak? ?, Qaraqalpaqstan ASSR; Uzbek: ?, Qoraqalpog'iston ASSR; Russian: ?, 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.
On 1 November 1989, Karakalpak ASSR declared state sovereignty over the Soviet laws. Uzbekistan declared independence.
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