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Bokhara:

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, city (1991 pop. 231,000), capital of Bukhara region, Uzbekistan, in the Zeravshan River valley. On the Shkhrud irrigation canal system, it is the center of a large cotton district and has textile mills as well as cotton-ginning industries and a large karakul skin
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, Uzbekistan.

Bukhara

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1. a city in S Uzbekistan. Pop.: 299 000 (2005 est.)
2. a former emirate of central Asia: a powerful kingdom and centre of Islam; became a territory of the Soviet Union (1920) and was divided between the former Uzbek, Tajik, and Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republics
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Similarly, outside Bokhara, the 14th century tomb of Bahauddin Naqshbandi, the patron saint of Bokhara and founder of the Sufi Naqshbandi order, is visited by throngs of devotees.
The lady of the modern Persian ghazal left this world to become eternal beside the luminaries of Persian literature in history," said Ali Dehbashi, the managing director of the Persian literary monthly Bokhara.
The Ansaris, the weavers of the famed Benares brocade--and especially the Nakshabandas, the designers who create the jacquard pattern or naksha--trace their origins to the Pir of the Sufi sect of the Nakshabandas of Bokhara, as I learnt from Mohd.
For example Khorasan in the following verse and Bokhara means this one.
A timing device had been placed between chairs near Bokhara Restaurant, said police.
Preliminary police inquiries suggested that a time device had been placed between chairs near Bokhara Restaurant.
After Tibet and parts of Khorasan, the main cities are: Farghaneh, Khojand, Osrushoneh, Samarqand, Bokhara .
Pakistani tourists like to visit Samarkand, Bokhara and Khiva etc for their beautiful mosques and other grand and historical monuments of architectural importance.
As an example, the birth place of Avicenna was near Bokhara which is now in Uzbekisatn, but then it was the Capital of Samanid dynasty in Iran.
Roudaki was born in 858 CE in the Pandj-Rodak village near Pandjikent, a settlement between Samarkand and Bokhara (in Transoxiana, central Asia).
The prospect of gaining entry into the famous trading cities of Bokhara, Yarkand, Samarkand, and Lhasa along the old Silk Route was immensely alluring.