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About Samarkand

Satellite view is showing Samarkand (also Samarqand), it the second-largest city in Uzbekistan, situated in the valley of the river Zarafshan in the center of the country.


Samarkand Registan the Sher Dor Madrasah
The Sher Dor Madrasah, part of the Registan in Samarkand
Image: Tchumbley
 
The city's old name is Afrasiab, famous as a center of trading because of its central position on the Asian Silk Road between the Far East ( China) and the Mediterranean region.
Today Samarkand has a population of about 500,000 people. Official language is Uzbek, but the majority of the city's inhabitants are Persian-speaking Tajiks.

Just zoom in (+) to see the Registan, open public space, with its three madrasahs (institutions of learning). The Registan is located in the center of this ancient city. It is a major tourist attraction in Samarkand.

The map shows a city map of Samarkand with expressways, and main roads, zoom out to find the location of Samarkand Airport (IATA code: SKD) north of the city center on the periphery of Samarkand.

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Local Time Samarkand:
Sunday-November-19  22:53  
Time zone: Uzbekistan Time (UZT) :: UTC/GMT +5 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
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Google Maps: Searchable map/satellite view of Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

City Coordinates: 39°39′15″N 66°57′35″E
 
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External Link
Wikipedia: Samarkand
 
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