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[sam-er-kand; Russian suh-muhr-kahnt]
a city in SE Uzbekistan: taken by Alexander the Great 329 b.c.; Tamerlane's capital in the 14th century.
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Samarkand alternatively Samarqand or Samarcand, is a city in modern-day Uzbekistan and is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia. There is ...


Samarkand is situated in the valley of the river Zerafshan. It is the second largest city of Uzbekistan and is of the same age as the city of Babylon or Rome.


Samarkand (also and more rarely in English, Samarqand), is perhaps the most famous city of modern Uzbekistan. The city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage ...


Samarkand (Uzbek: Samarqand, Самарқанд), is the second-largest city in Uzbekistan and the capital of Samarqand Province. One of the oldest cities of Central ...


The historic town of Samarkand is a crossroad and melting pot of the world's cultures. Founded in the 7th century B.C. as ancient Afrasiab, Samarkand had its  ...


Samarkand, Uzbek Samarqand, city in east-central Uzbekistan that is one of the oldest cities of Central Asia. Known as Maracanda in the 4th century bce, it was ...

Apr 19, 2013 ... Samarkand has an important history along the Ancient Silk Road and was the capital of Emir Timir's empire. It is rich in fascinating architecture ...


The page about Samarkand Uzbekistan. History, monuments and pictures of Samarkand. Weather in Samarkand. Samarkand picture. Originally Samarkand ...


For lust of knowing what should not be knownWe take the Golden Road to Samarkand.These final lines of James Elroy Flecker's 1913 poem The Golden ...