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Samarkand


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Uzbekistan
   is the site of   
Samarkand – Crossroads of Cultures
Samarkand
   was formerly the capital of   
Uzbekistan
Moved to Tashkent, 1925 - 1930
Shah-i-Zinda
   is located in   
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Translates "the living king" connected with Kusam ibn Abbas, cousin of the prophet Muhammad buried there






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