TITLE

Tashkent

AUTHOR(S)
Rich, Alex K.
PUB. DATE
September 2019
SOURCE
Our World: Uzbekistan;9/30/2019, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of Tashkent, the capital city of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The city is situated in the Chirchiq River Valley and was established on the Great Silk Road trade route. The city has suffered repeated earthquakes, leading to economic divisions and increases in crime. The city's economy is centered on the exportation of cotton and silk as well as the production of natural gas. Among Tashkent's landmarks are mausoleums and Amir Temur Square.
ACCESSION #
36657636

 

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