Monday, September 25, 2017

The minaret of Islam Hoja and the tomb of Pahlavan Mahmud in Khiva

Khiva (Uzbek: Xiva/Хива, خىۋاPersianخیوه‎‎, Xīveh; alternative or historical names include Khorasam, Khoresm, Khwarezm, Khwarizm, Khwarazm, Chorezm, and Persianخوارزم‎‎) is a city of approximately 50,000 people located in Xorazm RegionUzbekistan. According to archaeological data, the city was established in the beginning of the Christian era.[1] It is the former capital of Khwarezmia and the Khanate of KhivaItchan Kala in Khiva was the first site in Uzbekistan to be inscribed in the World Heritage List (1991).

Thanks to Farida

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