TITLE

HISTORY

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Republic of Uzbekist;February 2005, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the history of Uzbekistan. The country has a long and interesting heritage. The leading cities of the famous Silk Road — Samarkand, Bukhara, and Khiva, are located in Uzbekistan. In 1924, following the establishment of Soviet power, the Soviet Socialist Republic of Uzbekistan was founded from the territories including the Khanates of Bukhara and Khiva and portions of the Fergana Valley that had constituted the Khanate of Kokand. Uzbekistan declared independence on September 1, 1991.
ACCESSION #
16121472

 

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