Узбекистан Республика , Tachkent
Currency : Uzbek Sum (10 000 UZS = 6,2 €)
Link : http://www.uzbekistan.org/
Tamerlan (Timur) was a mongol Military leader and the uzbek the most know. In spite of its crippled leg, he becomes chief of war and finally autoproclame emir in 1370. He conquered a large part of the Central Asia to the limits of Europe (china to Turkey) and made of Samarkand a prosperous and radiant city. He created palates, gardens, schools, courts and encouraged scientific research in Samarkand.
Uzbek Coat of Arms
Photos d'Ouzbékistan 2
Sources : Géo n° 292, Juin 2003
Échange avec Jean Paul M. du Québec