Uzbekistan is positioned in the central Asia between the Aral Sea and Syr Darya Rivers, Amu Darya, and the slopes of the Tien Shan Mountains. It is bounded by Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the east and southeast, Kazakhstan in the north and northwest, Afghanistan in the south and Turkmenistan in the southwest. Tashkent is the capital of uzbekistan.
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One of old cities of ancient Khorezm, the pearl of eastern middle age architecture. One can wander through the narrow streets of Khiva, peeking into the small courtyards through the wooden carved doors. The gardens of Khiva assures the visitor that it is not just a museum, but also a living city.
Tashkent known for its many museums and mix of modern and Soviet architecture and known as the hub of Central Asia. Probably first settled around the 1st century BC, written records date the city to its Arab occupation in the 8th century AD.
Baysun placed in southwest spurs of Guissar mountains and represents space with unique landscapes and original folk culture. The mountain ridge relief, location of rivers and deserts are such that the extreme road goes through the precise “gate” of Baysun.
The settlement of Bukhara in Uzbekistan dates back to the 8th century and for next 200 years used to be the center of an expanding kingdom of Islamic region and prospered as a intellectual center and business deal for Central Asia.
5. Nukus and Muynak
Nukus located in north of Uzbekistan near Aral Sea, surrounded by three deserts – the Kara Kum, Kyzyl Kum desert and rocky – Ustyurt.
Margilan lies in a picturesque place, before the former at the crossroads of trade caravans from China to the West and vice versa. It was the opening of the Silk Road linked the birth city of Margilan.
7. Ferghana and the Ferghana Valley
Ferghana is the one of the youngest cities in Uzbekistan located in the south of the Ferghana Valley. Also a town name New Margilan founded 12 km away from the Ferghana city and become the center of Ferghana region.
Nurata is 200km away from Samarkand. Located away from the major industrial and tourist centers. It’s ancient History is even do not know well by the local residents of Uzbekistan. Hayatbashi peak is the highest point of whole mountain area.
After Tashkent and Samarkand, Namangan is the third largest city of Uzbekistan. It is located in the northern part of Fergana Valley and 200km south-east of Tashkent.
10. Sarmysh Say, Navoi
Sarmish-say is a river gorge on the south slope of the Karatau mountain ridge belonging to the Zarafshan mountain range. It is situated about 30 km northeast of the city of Navoi, which is about 170 km southwest of Samarkand.
Termez is located on right bank of Amudarya river and the ancient city of Central Asia. The cultural heritage developed from inception of city was completely destroyed by Genghis-Khan 1220, after the city refuse to surrender peacefully.
One of the oldest city in Uzbekistan and in the world is Samarkand , in the middle of the first century BC it was known under the name of Marakanda and later known as Afrosiab. It was the capital of the powerful state Sogd, the center of Amir Timur’s great empire.
Kokand city located in the western part of the Ferghana Valley, one of the ancient cities in Uzbekistan.The town was important trade center on the Silk Road.