Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor

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Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor is part of the Tentative list of Tajikistan 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. Tajikistan has 9 sites, two of them on the TL on their own right. All Tajik sites are located in the Zarafshan valley which is a wide terraced loess valley getting It includes remains of settlements, ancient cities, forts protecting the Road and an irrigation system most of them from the 8th century.

Map of Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor

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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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Full Name
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor
Country
Tajikistan
Added
2021
Nominated for
2022
Type
Cultural
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2021 Added to Tentative List

The site has 9 locations

Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Khisorak settlement (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Town of the Ancient Penjikent (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: –°astle on Mount Mugh (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Kum Settlement (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Gardani Khisor settlement (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Tali Khamtuda fortress (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Mausoleum of Khoja Mukhammad Bashoro (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Toksankoriz irrigation system (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Sanjarshakh settlement (T)

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