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, German: Samarkand, German: Samarqand, 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, Uzbek: Samarqand

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