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Khiva
Xiva / Хива
Waws o Itchan Kala
Waws o Itchan Kala
Khiva is locatit in Uzbekistan
Khiva
Khiva
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 41°23′N 60°22′E / 41.383°N 60.367°E / 41.383; 60.367
Kintra Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan
Region Xorazm Region
Population (2004)
 • Tot 51 200

Khiva (Uzbek: Xiva/Хива, خىۋا; Persie: خیوه‎, Xīveh; alternative or historical names include Khorasam, Khoresm, Khwarezm, Khwarizm, Khwarazm, Chorezm, an Persie: خوارزم‎) is a ceety o approximately 50,000 fowk locatit in Xorazm Region, Uzbekistan. Accordin tae airchaeological data, the ceety wis established in the beginnin o the Christian era.[1] It is the umwhile caipital o Khwarezmia an the Khanate o Khiva. Itchan Kala in Khiva wis the first site in Uzbekistan tae be inscrived in the Warld Heritage Let (1991).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. В. А. Булатова, И. И. Ноткин, Архитектурные памятники Хивы. (Путеводитель), Ташкент, 1972; Хива. (Архитектура. Фотоальбом), Л., 1973; Г. Пугаченкова, Термез, Шахрисябз, Хива, (М„ 1976).

Coordinates: 41°23′N 60°22′E / 41.383°N 60.367°E / 41.383; 60.367