(Updated: November, 18, 2019 21:09)
Samarkand Departure Budget Airfares
Samarkand is one of the oldest city in Central Asia with a population of about 504,423 people and an area of 108 square kilometers.The city is centrally situated on Silk road between China and the West. Samarkand was once made the capital of Temur empire in the 14th century. Samarkand was founded between 650 and 550 BC and conquered by Alexander the Great in 329 BC. Samarkand was later conquered by Arabs and the Samarkand became an important location of Muslim culture. . Samarkand city eventually grew as a trade center due to its location between the Mediterranean region and China. Samarkand is in present day the capital of Samarkand region and the second largest in Uzbekistan.