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Bukhara
Buxoro / Бухоро / بخارا
Mir-i Arab madrasah
Bukhara is located in Uzbekistan
Bukhara
Bukhara
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 39°46′N 64°26′E / 39.767°N 64.433°E / 39.767; 64.433
Kintra Banner o Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
Province Bukhara Province
Government
 • Hokim Rustamov Qiyomiddin Qahhorovich
Population (2009)
 • City 263,400
 • Urban 283,400
 • Metro 328,400
Time zone GMT +5
Postcode 2001ХХ
Area code(s) local 365, int. +99865
Website http://www.buxoro.uz/

Bukhara (Uzbek: Buxoro; Tajik: Бухоро Bukhoro, Persie: بخارا; Roushie: Бухара Bukhara), frae the Soghdian βuxārak ("lucky place"), is the caipital o the Bukhara Province (viloyat) o Uzbekistan. The naition's fift-lairgest ceety, it haes a population o 263,400 (2009 census estimate). The region aroond Bukhara haes been inhabitit for at least five millennia, an the ceety haes existit for hauf that time. Locatit on the Silk Road, the ceety haes lang been a center o trade, scholarship, cultur, an releegion. The historic center o Bukhara, which contains numerous mosques an madrassas, haes been leetit bi UNESCO as a Warld Heritage Steid. Ethnic Uzbek mey constitute the lairgest element in Bukhara, wi the native Tajiks being as numerous. The ceety lang haes haed a mixed population includin Jews an ither ethnic minorities.

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