Samarkand or Samarqand is perhaps the most famous city of modern . The city center is a [WV-Unesco-icon-small.svg] UNESCO World Heritage site.

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

The mosque Mosque is one of the most important monuments of Samarkand. is situated 2 km northeast of Samarkand. Photo: Alaexis, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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Shah-i-Zinda is a necropolis in the north-eastern part of Samarkand, . is situated 2½ km east of Samarkand. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.


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