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Uzbekistan is a Central Asian nation known for its mosques, mausoleums and other sites linked to the Silk Road, the ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean. Samarkand, a major city on the route, contains a landmark of Islamic architecture: the Registan, a plaza bordered by 3 ornate, majolica-covered madrassas dating to the 15th and 17th centuries.

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  • Capital: Tashkent
  • Language: Uzbek
  • Currency: Uzbekistani Som

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