Samarkand

Samarkand or Samarqand is perhaps the most famous city of modern . The city center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Samarkand has about 319,000 residents and an elevation of 719 metres.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The Registan was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid Empire, now in . Photo: Bobyrr, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
Shah-i-Zinda is a necropolis in the north-eastern part of Samarkand, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Mosque
The Mosque; also variously spelled as Khanum, Khanom, Hanum, Hanim) is one of the most important monuments of Samarkand. Photo: Alaexis, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Museum
, also called charsu, in Samarkand, , is a domed, hexagonal building southeast of the at the intersection of the roads connecting Samarkand, , , and . Photo: Alaexis, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Samarkand

Latitude
39.655° or 39° 39' 18" north
Longitude
66.9757° or 66° 58' 32.5" east
Open Location Code
8JF8MX4G+27
Population
319,000
IATA airport code
SKD
United Nations Location Code
UZ SKD
Elevation
719 metres (2,359 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 245542318
Geo­Names ID
1216265
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Samarkand
  • Afar: Samarqand
  • Afrikaans: Samarkand
  • Akan: Samarkand
  • Albanian: Samerkandi
  • Amharic: ሳማርቃንድ
  • Arabic: Samarqand
  • Arabic: سمرقند
  • Aragonese: Sarmagant
  • Armenian: Սամարղանդ
  • Armenian: Սամարղանտ
  • Asturian: Samarcanda
  • Avaric: Самаркъанд
  • Azerbaijani: Səmərqənd
  • Bashkir: Сәмәрҡәнд
  • Basque: Samarkanda
  • Bavarian: Samarkand
  • Belarusian: Самарканд
  • Bengali: সমরকন্দ
  • Bosnian: Samarkand
  • Breton: Samarkand
  • Bulgarian: Самарканд
  • Catalan: Samarcanda
  • Cebuano: Samarqand (kapital sa lalawigan sa Uzbekistan)
  • Cebuano: Samarqand
  • Central Kurdish: سەمەرقەند
  • Chechen: Самарканд
  • Chinese: Samarkand
  • Chinese: 撒馬爾罕
  • Chinese: 撒马尔干
  • Chinese: 撒马尔罕
  • Chuvash: Самарканд
  • Crimean Tatar: Samarqand
  • Croatian: Samarkand
  • Czech: Samarkand
  • Danish: Samarkand
  • Dimli (individual language): Semerqand
  • Dutch: Samarkand
  • Eastern Mari: Самарканд
  • Egyptian Arabic: سمرقند
  • English: Samarcand
  • English: Samarqand
  • Esperanto: Samarkando
  • Estonian: Samarkand
  • Estonian: Samarqand
  • Finnish: Samarkand
  • French: Samarcande
  • Galician: Samarcanda
  • Georgian: სამარყანდი
  • German: Samarkand
  • German: Samarqand
  • Greek: Σαμαρκάνδη
  • Gujarati: સમરકંદ
  • Hebrew: סמרקנד
  • Hindi: समरक़न्द
  • Hungarian: Szamarkand
  • Icelandic: Samarkand
  • Ido: Samarkand
  • Indonesian: Samarkand
  • Italian: Samarcanda
  • Italian: maracanda
  • Japanese: サマルカンド
  • Kannada: ಸಮರಖಂಡ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Samarqand
  • Kazakh: Самарқан
  • Kikuyu: Samarkand
  • Kirghiz: Самаркан
  • Korean: 사마르칸트
  • Kurdish: Semerqend
  • Latin: Maracanda
  • Latvian: Samarkanda
  • Lithuanian: Samarkandas
  • Luxembourgish: Samarkand
  • Macedonian: Самарканд
  • Maithili: समरकन्द
  • Malay: Samarkand
  • Malayalam: സമർഖണ്ഡ്
  • Maltese: Samarkand
  • Maltese: Samarkanda
  • Marathi: समरकंद
  • Mazanderani: سمرکنده
  • Min Nan Chinese: Samarkand
  • Mongolian: Самарканд
  • Nepali: समरकन्द – संस्कृतिको चौबाटो
  • Norwegian: Samarkand
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Samarkand
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Samarkand
  • Nyanja: Samarkand
  • Occitan (post 1500): Samarcanda
  • Ossetian: Самарканд
  • Panjabi: ਸਮਰਕੰਦ
  • Persian: سمرقند
  • Polish: Samarkanda
  • Portuguese: Samarcanda
  • Pushto: سمرقند
  • Romanian: Samarkand
  • Russian: Самарканд
  • Scots: Samarkand
  • Serbian: Самарканд
  • Serbo-Croatian: Samarkand
  • Silesian: Samarkand
  • Sinhala: සමර්කන්ද්
  • Slovak: Samarkand
  • Slovenian: Samarkand
  • Somali: Samarqanda
  • South Azerbaijani: سمرقند
  • Spanish: Samarcanda
  • Spanish: Samarkanda
  • Swahili: Samarkand
  • Swedish: Samarkand
  • Swedish: Samarqand
  • Swedish: Самарқанд
  • Tagalog: Samarqand
  • Tajik: Самарқанд
  • Tamil: சமர்கந்து
  • Tatar: Сәмәрканд
  • Telugu: సమార్క్యాండ్
  • Thai: ซามาร์คันด์
  • Thai: แซมาร์แคนด์
  • Turkish: Semerkant
  • Turkmen: Samarkand
  • Uighur: Semerqend
  • Ukrainian: Самарканд
  • Upper Sorbian: Samarkand
  • Upper Sorbian: Samarqand
  • Urdu: سمرقند
  • Uzbek: Samarqand
  • Veps: Samarkand
  • Vietnamese: Samarkand
  • Walloon: Samarcande
  • Waray (Philippines): Samarqand
  • Welsh: Samarcand
  • Western Armenian: Սամարղանտ
  • Western Frisian: Samarkand
  • Western Panjabi: سمرقند
  • Wu Chinese: 撒马尔罕
  • Yiddish: סאמארקאנד
  • Yue Chinese: 撒馬爾罕
  • Semerkand
  • Мараканда
  • Согдиана

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