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Cities in Uzbekistan



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The Central Asian Empire's education and trade have left behind their mark on the cities of Uzbekistan. These Uzbekistan Cities are beautiful places, steeped in history and royal grandeur.
The major cities in Uzbekistan are Samarkand, Bukhara, Tash kent, Khiva and Shakhrisabz.

Samarkand is one of the oldest Uzbek cities. This city was founded during the middle of the first century BC , formerly named as Marakanda and later known as Afrosiab. It was the capital of the powerful 'State God' - Emir Timur. Most of the monuments of Samarkand was build by Timur and his grandson Ulugbek.

Bukhara was established in the 8th century. Originally it was center of an expanding Islamic kingdom and gradually became the core region for trade and education center well known in Central Asia. Bukhara is replete with fine Islamic architecture.

Khiva is best known as a museum city. The age of this city is approximately 900 years. It developed as a modern city in the 19th century. This city has many scientific centers of astronomy, mathematics, and medicine since decades. The narrow streets with small courtyards through the wooden carved doors alongside are the unique features of the city.

Tashkent is probably the oldest city of Uzbekistan founded during the 1st century BC. First the Mongols and then the Timurids ruled Tashkent until the late 15th century. Today, Tashkent is the capital city of Uzbekistan.

Baysun is the historical city of Uzbekistan, which reflect the cultures of Greeks, Baktrians and Kushans. Armies of Chengiz Khan, Alexander the Great and Tamerlan passed through this city.

Other than these important cities, there are some regions in Uzbekistan that cannot be unnoticed for its beauty and splendor. Andijan, Baisun, Chirchiq, Denau, Fergana Valley, Karshi, Karakalpakistan and many more are also considered as Uzbekistan Cities.


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