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Samarkand or Samarqand is perhaps the most famous city of modern . The city center is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The name Samarkand is derived from Old Persian asmara and from Sogdian qand.

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Arabic:  سمرقند Bulgarian:  Самарканд Chinese:  撒馬爾罕 Chinese:  撒马尔罕 Esperanto:  Samarkando French:  Samarcande Hebrew:  סמרקנד Italian:  Samarcanda Japanese:  サマルカンド Korean:  사마르칸트 Lithuanian:  Samarkandas Persian:  سمرقند Polish:  Samarkanda Portuguese:  Samarcanda Russian:  Самарканд Serbian:  Самарканд Spanish:  Samarcanda Spanish:  Samarkanda Turkish:  Semerkant Uighur:  Semerqend UZSKD

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