Samarkand

Samarkand or Samarqand is perhaps the most famous city of modern . The city center is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Samarkand has about 530,000 residents and an elevation of 719 metres.
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Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The Registan was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid Empire, now in . is situated 2 km northeast of Samarkand. Photo: Bobyrr, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
, also called charsu, in Samarkand, , is a domed, hexagonal building southeast of the at the intersection of the roads connecting Samarkand, , , and . is situated 2 km northeast of Samarkand. Photo: Alaexis, CC BY-SA 2.5.

University
is a major university in Samarkand, established by a government decree of the Government of on 22 January 1927 in the city of Samarkand. Photo: GMM, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Mosque
The Mosque is one of the most important monuments of Samarkand. is situated 2½ km northeast of Samarkand. Photo: Alaexis, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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