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 (tăsh-kĕnt′, täsh-)
The capital and largest city of Uzbekistan in the foothills of the Tian Shan. One of the oldest cities of Central Asia, it was ruled by Arabs and then Turks until 1865, when it was annexed by Russia. In 1930 it replaced Samarqand as the capital of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic.


(Russian taʃˈkjɛnt)
(Placename) the capital of Uzbekistan: one of the oldest and largest cities in central Asia; cotton textile manufacturing. Pop: 2 160 000 (2005 est). Uzbek name: Toshkent


(tɑʃˈkɛnt, tæʃ-)

the capital of Uzbekistan, in the NE part. 2,073,000.
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Republic of Uzbekistan, Uzbekistan, Uzbek - a landlocked republic in west central Asia; formerly an Asian soviet
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by ONAs assigned by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, His Highness Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said arrived at Islam Karimov International Airport in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent to lead the Sultanate's delegation taking part at the opening of the new building of Abu Al Raihan Al Biruni Library, scheduled to be held in Tashkent on Thursday.
14 (ONA) Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq al-Said and his accompanying delegation visited Hazrati Imam Mosque in the Uzbek capital, Tashkent today, within the framework of his visit to take part at the opening of the new building of Abu Al Raihan al-Biruni Library, scheduled to be held in Tashkent tomorrow "Thursday".
Keeping this in mind, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has taken up the initiative of organising a global conference on Afghanistan on March 26 and 27 in capital Tashkent.
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will open a high-level international conference on Afghanistan - 'Peace Process, Cooperation in the Sphere of Security and Regional Interaction' - in Tashkent later this month, Uzbekistan's media reported.
Tashkent is to hold the international WorldBuild Tashkent 2018 Construction exhibition, previously known as "UzBuild", Uzbek media reported on March 1.
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Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan agreed on restoration of regular Tashkent - Bishkek, Andijan - Osh and Ferghana - Osh bus routes, the Ministry of Transport and Roads reported.
In relevant remarks earlier this month, Iranian heavyweight judoka Mohammad Reza Kheirollahzadeh received a gold medal in Tashkent Grand Prix 2017 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 9 October 2017: The Egyptian Ramadan Darwesh won the gold medal in Tashkent Grand Prix 2017 in Uzbekistan after defeating Niyaz Ilyasov of Russia on Sunday's evening.
President Rouhani welcomed development of relations between Tehran and Tashkent in all fields of mutual interest, especially trade and economy and stressed that there are no obstacles on the path of deepening Iran-Uzbekistan ties.
Mirziyoyev, however, will put Tashkent on course towards Beijing's One Belt One Road (OBOR) program which already has attracted most other Central Asian republics, as well as Russia.
In the late 1990s and the first half of 2000, Karimov used to repeatedly promise that Tashkent was going to sell gas "to Russia only" without deciding on further supply routes.