Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor (Uzbekistan)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor is part of the Tentative list of Uzbekistan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor is a serial transnational nomination with 31 components in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan representing one on the main corridor of the Silk Road, passing through Samarkand and Bukhara. Uzbekistan has 15 sites, 7 of them on the TL on their own right. It consists of remains of long-distance routes of integration, exchange and dialogue between the East and the West, from the 2nd century BC until the end of the 16th century. The components include remains of Sogdian cities and palaces, forts protecting the Road and an irrigation and water management system, an early Christian Syriac monastery and muslim monuments from pre- and post-Mongol eras.
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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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2021 Added to Tentative List
The site has 15 locations