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Samarkand alternatively Samarqand or Samarcand, is one of the oldest inhabited cities in Central Asia. There is evidence of human activity in the area of the city ...

Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures - UNESCO World Heritage Centre


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 Travel Guide - Advantour


Guide to Samarkand, the capital of Tamerlane. Provides Samarkand's short history, pictures of architecture, map, travel and other tourist information.

Silk Road Seattle - Samarkand - University of Washington


Those who ruled Samarkand developed a complex network of irrigation channels , as shown in this map. As we know from the authors of historic accounts, ...

Samarkand travel guide - Wikitravel


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 | Uzbekistan | Britannica.com


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 ...

Samarkand - New World Encyclopedia


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

Samarkand Uzbekistan :: History, monuments and pictures of ...


Among the cities of the world, one of the most ancient is Samarkand, whose history dates back 2,500 years. In its time, the city was conquered by the warriors of ...

The Samarkand: Retirement Communities Santa Barbara CA


The Samarkand offers Independent Living and on-site continuing care in Santa Barbara, California.

Samarkand- The Gem of The East - tashkent, uzbekistan


Samarkand is the second largest city of Uzbekistan and is of the same age as Rome, Athens and Babylon- more than 25 centuries old. Ancient Arab manuscripts ...

[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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