Cities in Asia – Cities in Uzbekistan – Tashkent City
Tashkent, city in eastern Uzbekistan, capital of the nation and of Tashkent district. Situated in a desert oasis close to the Chirchiq River, Tashkent is a significant mechanical and transportation focus. It has enterprises delivering machinery, cotton and silk materials, synthetic substances, tobacco items, and furniture. A focal point of Uzbek culture, Tashkentt has a few huge libraries and is the seat of the Uzbek Academy of Sciences.
The primary notice of Tashkent dates from the seventh century advertisement, in spite of the fact that it was presumably established by the first century bc. The city was vanquished in the eighth century ad by the Arabs, in the thirteenth century by Genghis Khan, and by Tamerlane in the fourteenth century. In 1865 was added by Russia, and another Russian city was worked around the more seasoned town. In 1930 Tashkent succeeded Samarqand as the capital of the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic of the Soviet Union. In 1966 Toshkent experienced overwhelming harm a seismic earthquake. Toshkent turned into the capital of autonomous Uzbekistan in 1991.