Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor (Turkmenistan)

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Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor is part of the Tentative list of Turkmenistan 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 7 sights. 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 Turkmen component crosses the Karakul desert and consists mostly of remains of caravanserai, and at each end, of ancient settlements.

Map of Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor (Turkmenistan)

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

The site has 7 locations

Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Amul (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Mansaf Caravanserai (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Konegala Caravanserai (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Tahmalaj (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Akja Gala Caravanserai (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Gyzylja Gala Caravanserai (Rabad al-Hadid) (T)
Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor: Kushmeihan (Dinli Kishman) (T)

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