in Samarqand Viloyati, Uzbekistan
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 39.654 and 66.960 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 39° 39' 15" and E 66° 57' 34"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Som - UZS
- Spoken languages:
- Uzbek, Russian, Tajik
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 04:18 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Asia/Samarkand
- UTC/GMT offset: 5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:11 am and 8:02 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Hanga Roa
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Uzbekistan.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Uzbekistan. Last Update: 2020-07-05 07:21:14
Delve into Samarqand
Samarqand in Samarqand Viloyati with it's 319,366 habitants is located in Uzbekistan about 163 mi (or 262 km) south-west of Tashkent, the country's capital town.
Current time in Samarqand is now 04:18 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Samarkand with an UTC offset of 5 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Samarqand, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Uzbekistan is Samarkand Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 6 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Uzbekistan is Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), North-East. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kitob Shahri, Shahrisabz Shahri, Panjakent, Yakkabog` Shahri and Chiroqchi Shahri. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F
|Morning Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Night Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1007 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Monday, 6th of July 2020
29°C (85 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Tuesday, 7th of July 2020
32°C (90 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Wednesday, 8th of July 2020
34°C (93 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Grand Samarkand Superior
Emir Han Hotel
Royal Palace MIXT Royal Palace
Videos from this area
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
The Registan was the heart of the ancient city of Samarkand of the Timurid dynasty, now in Uzbekistan. The name Registan (ریگستان) means "Sandy place" in Persian.
The Gūr-e Amīr or Guri Amir is a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Tamerlane (also known as Timur) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. It occupies an important place in the history of Turko-Persian Architecture as the precursor and model for later great Mughal architecture tombs, including Humayun's Tomb in Delhi and the Taj Mahal in Agra, built by Timur's descendants, the ruling Mughal dynasty of North India. It has been heavily restored.
Shah-i-Zinda is a necropolis in the north-eastern part of Samarkand, Uzbekistan.
Bibi-Khanym Mosque is a famous historical Friday mosque in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, whose name comes from the wife of 14th-century ruler, Amir Timur.
Dynamo Samarkand Stadium
Dynamo Samarkand Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Dynamo Samarkand. The stadium holds 12,500 people.
Afrasiyab (Afrosiyob) is an ancient site of northern Samarkand, Uzbekistan, that was occupied from c 500 BC to 1220 AD. Today, it is a hilly grass mound located near the Bibi Khanaum Mosque. Afrasiyab is the oldest part and the ruined site of the ancient and medieval city of Samarkand. It was located on high ground for defensive reasons, south of a river valley and north of a large fertile area which has now became part of the city of Samarkand.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Samarqand.
- Kitob Shahri
- Shahrisabz Shahri
- Yakkabog` Shahri
- Chiroqchi Shahri
- Qamashi Shahri
- G`uzor Shahri
- Koson Shahri
- Beshkent Shahri
- Nurota Shahri
- Yangi-Nishon Shahri
- Karmana Shahri
- Mug`lon Shahar
- Yangi Mirishkor
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Samarkand, Samarqand, سمرقند, Самарканд, Samarkando, Samarkanda, Samarcanda, Samarcande, סמרקנד, SKD, サマルカンド, 사마르칸트, Samarkandas, Semerkant, Semerqend, 撒马尔罕, 撒馬爾罕