Shohimardon

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Shohimardon
Shohimardon is located in Uzbekistan
Shohimardon
Shohimardon
Location in Uzbekistan
Coordinates: 39°59′N 71°48′E / 39.983°N 71.800°E / 39.983; 71.800
Country Flag of Uzbekistan.svg Uzbekistan
Province Fergana Province

Shohimardon (an aw Shahimardan or Shakhimardan, Roushie: Шахимардан) is a smaw toun in Fergana Province in eastren Uzbekistan. It is an exclave o Uzbekistan, surroondit bi Kyrgyzstan, in a glen in the Pamiro-Alai muntains. Accordin tae legend, the Caliph Ali wis buriet in Shohimardon. The Uzbek poet Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi livit an wirkit in Shohimardon till he wis murthered thare in 1929.[1]

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  1. Scott Malcolmson, Empire's Edge: Travels in South-Eastern Europe, Turkey and Central Asia, Verso, 1995, pp 212-219.

Coordinates: 39°59′N 71°48′E / 39.983°N 71.800°E / 39.983; 71.800