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  Tashkent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Tashkent became a Muslim city in the 8th century AD, and was an important commercial center during the Middle Ages.
The Russian influence pre-dates this century; in 1865, the Tsar’s forces took the city, establishing Tashkent as the capital of Imperial Russia’s Turkistan “satrapy,” and, with the arrival of the Trans-Caspian Railway in 1889, the link with Russia was forged.
Despite its modern appearance, Tashkent lacks neither beauty nor culture; this city of 2.3 million is surprisingly green, thanks to its beautifully laid-out parks and its glistening fountains.
www.tashkent.org /uzland/tashkent.html   (385 words)

  Tashkent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1809, Tashkent was annexed to the Khanate of Kokand.
Tashkent fell within the borders of the Uzbek SSR, and became the capital of the Uzbek SSR in 1930, displacing Samarkand.
Tashkent Airport is the largest in the country, connecting the town to Asia, Europe and the American continents.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tashkent   (1739 words)

 Tashkent - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Among the city's educational and cultural facilities are Tashkent State Univ. and the Uzbek Academy of Sciences.
The modern section of the city coexists with the old quarter (partly reconstructed), with its narrow, twisting streets, numerous mosques, and bazaars; Tashkent lost most of the old town in a 1966 earthquake that heavily damaged the city.
From 1918 to 1924, Tashkent was the capital of the Turkistan Autonomous SSR, and in 1930 it replaced Samarkand as capital of the Uzbek SSR, subsequently becoming independent Uzbekistan's capital.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/T/Tashkent.asp   (462 words)

 Tashkent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Tashkent is a city on border of agricultural oases of Central Asia and boundless Eurasian steppes.
If you look at Tashkent from the plane clearly it is possible to see, that the city settles down at bottom of high mountains on the hilly plain pitted by channels which are smoothly going down from northeast on a southwest.
Archeological excavations have shown, that it is the remains of initial city of Tashkent of two-thousand-year prescription, the city destroyed during the Arabian conquer of the Central Asia, that is in the beginning of VIII century.
tashkent.freenet.uz /e_shk.htm   (3305 words)

A history of Tashkent- one of the largest cities of contemporaneity- extends into the depth of centuries.
In the 10th century, in Tashkent for the purpose of protection of the city against the raids of the external enemies there began to be erected the gates for going into and out of the city.
Tashkent have occured substantial changes in the structure of the industry.
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 History of Tashkent
Tashkent-the capital of Uzbekistan republic-is one of the ancient city appeared on the cross of the Great Silk Road from China to Europe.
In support of this suggestion by archeologists of Uzbekistan in the south part of modern Tashkent, irrigated by the Jun River, were found remains of the settling of city type-Shashtepa.
Since Tashkent was city of rich merchants and craftspeople big architectural buildings were mainly tied-up with constructions and design of caravanserais, mosques, and mausoleums.
www.advantour.com /uzbekistan/tashkent/history.htm   (421 words)

 Tashkent travel guide - Wikitravel
Tashkent (Uzbek: Toshkent, Russian: Ташкент) is the capital city of Uzbekistan.
Tashkent is a very Soviet city that has little remaining from its ancient Central Asian past.
Tashkent is a key stopping point for rail services from Central Asia.
wikitravel.org /en/Tashkent   (2829 words)

 Tashkent, UZ Hotels: Tashkent Hotels, Lodging, and Accommodations
Tashkent, UZ Located in the centre of Tashkent, the capital of Uzberkistan.
Tashkent, UZ The nine-story building of shodlik palace hotel is situated inThe business and cultural center of uzbekistans capital and meetAll service requirements and international quality standardsFor high class hotel.
Tashkent, UZ Luxury hotelFull serviceCurvaceous modern architecture seated by the side of aGlittering lake, this new hotel is visually pleasing both insideAnd out.
www.funtastik.com /Uzbekistan/Tashkent/TashkentHotel.html   (298 words)

 FJC | News | Siberian Boys Discover Jewish Tashkent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - On July 30th, two boys from a the Siberian Jewish community - Dima Flyashman, 15 and Yura Kislov, 14 - arrived in the capital of Uzbekistan, where they took a toured of the city's historical Jewish locations.
Dresvyanskaya explained the significant presence of the Jewish community in Tashkent by recounting the dynamic history of the city's 'most Jewish' neighborhood: in 1966 it was the epicenter of an enormous earthquake and many Jews who survived moved to other neighborhoods.
Rabbi David Kolton of Tashkent offered a rare Jewish marriage contract issued at the end of the 19th century for the current exhibition.
www.fjc.ru /news/newsArticle.asp?AID=157686   (679 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Hoses wash away the blood, but not Tashkent's fear and anger
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan –; In this city whose mosques bespeak its faith and crumbling tenement blocks are monuments to its Soviet past, puddles of blood-tinged water tell the latest chapter of Tashkent's history.
In 1991 the Soviet Union died, and Tashkent became the capital of one of the five newly minted Central Asian republics.
On the streets, among leftover Soviet apartment blocks and single-family houses suddenly stricken by terrorism, the two Tashkents were on vivid display: Uzbek women in full-length robes and colored head kerchiefs, and Russians in skirts and slacks.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040330-1337-tashkent-onthestreets.html   (820 words)

 The Silk Road: Tashkent
Most of what one sees in Tashkent today dates from the 1960's, when the city was rebuilt with the assistance of other Soviet peoples after the devastating earthquake of 1966 (7.5 on the Ritcher scale).
Tashkent was probably founded in the 5th century BC, and by the 7th century AD it had emerged as an important trading city of the Silk Road.
In 1930, Tashkent deprived Samarkand of the honour of being the capital of the Uzbek SSR.
www.weecheng.com /silk/uz-tashkent/tashkent1.htm   (771 words)

 Chkalov Tashkent Industrial Aircraft Association [TAPiCH] - Russian Defense Industry
The Tashkent Aviation Production Organisation was established in 1932 at Khimki in the Moscow region but moved to its present site in Uzbekistan in 1941, during WW II.
The securities of these companies, which are in many ways the glory and might of the domestic economy, are scheduled to be sold in relation to individual projects because some of these companies have a strategic importance to the national economy.
Tashkent became the center for the USSR’s scientific efforts in World War II, when Russia moved its research centers from Europe to the relative safe haven of it’s Central Asian republics.
www.fas.org /nuke/guide/russia/industry/chkalov.htm   (1378 words)

 Orzu Hotels: Orzu Tashkent and Grand Orzu Hotel
Chain of Orzu Hotels consists of two hotels located in the residential area in downtown of Tashkent within a short walking distance from local restaurants, offering food ranging from national cuisine to European, and 5 minute drive from main tourist attractions and government offices.
Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, is Central Asia's premier metropolis and is a starting point in discovering the 2,000 year history of the area located on the ancient trade routes.
This modern city with population exceeding 2.1 million people is the fourth largest city in the CIS after Moscow, Saint Petersburg, and Kiev, which has much to offer to curious traveler, from imposing squares, interesting architecture, fine museums, mud-brick maze the old Uzbek town, and the sweet spray of fountains on burning summer days.
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 Tashkent Uzbekistan Hotels ... Jake.com
The Tashkent hotel a beautiful building with elements of national style architecture is located in the centre of Tashkent.
Tashkent, UZ Le Meridien Tashkent palace is the oldest hotel in Tashkent, built over 55 years ago this hotel has now been restored to it former beauty with all modern...
Tashkent, UZ The Sheraton Tashkent Hotel and Towers the first Sheraton hotel in Uzbekistan.
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 Tashkent, Uzbekistan - City Guide, Hotels and Tours in Tashkent
In the centuries past, Tashkent, the present capital of Uzbekistan, was called Chach, Shash, Binkent at various times.
Unfortunately, only a small part of its architectural past is preserved, due to demolition of historical and religious buildings after the revolution of 1917 and a massive earthquake in 1966.
Tashkent houses many museums of Uzbek and pre-Uzbek culture.
www.advantour.com /uzbekistan/tashkent.htm   (300 words)

 A summer camp was organized by the OSCE Centre in Tashkent in August
A summer camp was organized by the OSCE Centre in Tashkent in August 2004 to help promote environmental education in schools.
TASHKENT, 18 August 2004 - A summer camp which helped promote environmental education in schools ended its work today in a mountainous area of Tashkent province.
Dit is een bericht uit het Nieuwsbank persberichtenarchief.
www.nieuwsbank.nl /en/2004/08/18/z014.htm   (268 words)

 FJC | News | Over 1000 Mark Chanukah at Public Celebration in Tashkent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - A ten-meter-high Menorah was erected on Sayelgoh Street, the main street of Tashkent formerly known as Karl Marx Street during the Soviet era.
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan – A ten-meter-high Menorah was erected on Sayelgoh Street, the main street of Tashkent formerly known as Karl Marx Street during the Soviet era.
The festive event was attended by over a thousand people, including members of the Jewish community in Tashkent and other outlying communities of Uzbekistan, students from the local Womens college and Chabad Yeshiva, as well as representatives of other faiths represented in the region.
www.fjc.ru /news/newsArticle.asp?AID=240016   (342 words)

 Andrew Apostolou on Terrorism & Uzbekistan on National Review Online
The terrorist attacks in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, on Friday are a testament to the continued vitality of the al Qaeda movement.
The IMU was probably behind car bombs in Tashkent in February 1999 that aimed to assassinate Uzbek President Islam Karimov and that killed 16 persons.
In its new guise as Jamoat, the organization issued a statement in April 2004 claiming responsibility for a series of explosions from March 28 to April 1, 2004 that took the lives of 33 terrorists and 14 bystanders and policemen.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/apostolou200408020848.asp   (1155 words)

 Malika Tashkent Hotel – Member of Malika Hotels in Tashkent
Tashkent – one of the largest ancient cities in Central Asia is the capital of Uzbekistan.
Tashkent was also known as Chach during the ancient times.
In Uzbek Tashkent means “the Stone City” and is also known as a city of striking contrast.
www.malika-tashkent.com   (161 words)

Tashkent -- One of the oldest cities in the Central Asia
Tashkent -- The most beautiful city in the Central Asia
Time and Date in Tashkent, Uzbekistan (Current time and date in Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
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 Tashkent Hotels - Reservation of Suggested Hotels in Tashkent
Its location in the very center of the city with close access to public transportation and many sightseeing highlights of Tashkent makes the hotel the attractive place to stay.
Located next to the Uzbek Exibition Center on the bank of the Boz-Su River, the hotel is surrounded by a buitiful park and within walking distance can be found the Aquapark and the Japanese Garden.
The hotel is located within 10 minute drive from main business and administrative centers in Tashkent.
www.tashkent-hotels.com   (375 words)

 Kazakhstan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From the 1890s onwards ever-larger numbers of Slavic settlers began colonising the territory of present-day Kazakhstan, in particular the province of Semirechie.
The number of settlers rose still further once the Trans-Aral Railway from Orenburg to Tashkent was completed in 1906, and the movement was overseen and encouraged by a specially created Migration Department (Переселенческое Управление) in St. Petersburg.
The competition for land and water which ensued between the Kazakhs and the incomers caused great resentment against colonial rule during the final years of tsarist Russia, with the most serious uprising, the Central Asian Revolt, occurring in 1916.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kazakhstan   (4454 words)

 eat in tashkent
When we arrived in Tashkent we were told that rather than...
Times showed that CIA-linked planes that landed in the capital, Tashkent, had the same serial numbers as jets used to...
The British Embassy, Tashkent represents the UK at a political and diplomatic level in Uzbekistan.
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