Historic Centre of Bukhara

Historic Centre of Bukhara

Bukhara (Uzbek: Buxoro; Russian: Бухара; Persian: بخارا‎; Tajik: Бухоро) is the capital of the Bukhara Province (viloyat) of Uzbekistan. Bukhara is a city-museum, with about 140 monuments of architecture. The nation’s fifth-largest city, it has a population of 263,400 (2009 census estimate).The population of Buxoro on April 24, 2014 is approximately 272,710. The region around Bukhara has been inhabited for at least five millennia, and the city has existed for half that time. Located on the Silk Road, the city has long been a center of trade, scholarship, culture, and religion. The historic center of Bukhara, which contains numerous mosques and madrassas, has been listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

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Bukhara (Uzbek: Buxoro; Russian: Бухара; Persian: بخارا‎; Tajik: Бухоро) is the capital of the Bukhara Province (viloyat) of Uzbekistan.

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