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 (bo͞o-kôr′ō, -KHô′rō) or Bu·kha·ra (-kär′ə, -KHä′rə) also Bo·kha·ra (bō-)
A city of southern Uzbekistan west of Samarqand. It is one of the oldest cultural and trade centers of Asia and was capital of the former emirate of Bukhara from the 16th to the 19th century.
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The agreement provides for the construction of the tourist zone "Kadimiy Bukhoro" (Ancient Bukhara), the creation of which is carried out on the initiative of the head of state.
He describes Bukhoro relatively as a "showcase city" (p.