Узбекистан Республика , Tachkent

Currency : Uzbek Sum (10 000 UZS = 6,2 €)

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50 Sum

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


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Photos d'Ouzbékistan 2

Sources : Géo n° 292, Juin 2003

Échange avec Jean Paul M. du Québec

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