Abdulla Qodiriy (Uzbek: Abdulla Qodiriy, Абдулла Қодирий; Russian: Абдулла́ Кадыри́) (April 10, 1894 – October 4, 1938), also spelt Abdullah Qodiriy and Abdullah Kadiri in English, was an Uzbek and playwright, poet, writer, and literary translator. Qodiriy was one of the most influential Uzbek writers of the 20th century. He introduced realism into Uzbek literature through his historical novels and influenced many other Central Asian novelists,
Qodiriy wrote under various pen names, the most renowned being Julqunboy. His early works were influenced by the Jadid movement. Qodiriy was executed during the Great Purge under the leadership of Joseph Stalin. (Full article...)
The Uzbekistan State Museum of Nature is the oldest museum operating in Uzbekistan. The museum's main purpose is to show the natural beauty of Uzbekistan and to help protect its environment. The museum features chronologically-ordered exhibits and seeks to educate visitors about Uzbekistan's geography through time. (Full article...)
The entrance of Tashkent Aviation Production Association
The enterprise declared bankruptcy in September 2010 and was planning to end all aircraft production in 2012 with the external management procedure was terminated in November 2013 after settling with its creditors in October. (Full article...)
Bunyodkor, a relatively unknown club at the time, made international headlines when it claimed to be close to signing world-famous Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o, although he did not sign with them. On 25 August 2008, AEK Athens Brazilian superstar Rivaldo announced to the Greek press that he was joining Bunyodkor on a reported $14 million two-year contract. (Full article...)
Tashkent University of Information Technologies named after Muhammad al-Khwarizmi.
The Tashkent University of Information Technologies named after Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi (Uzbek: Muhammad ibn Muso al-Xorazmiy nomidagi Toshkent axborot texnologiyalari universiteti, Russian: Ташкентский Университет Информационных Технологий) often abbreviated as ТАТU or TUIT is one of the largest universities in Uzbekistan, located in its capital Tashkent. The Tashkent University of Information Technologies was founded as the Tashkent Electro Technical Institute of Communication in 1955 and it was the major and only producer of communication engineers for the Central Asian region. Today, it is one of the major universities to nurture ICT talent in Uzbekistan. The university was named after Al-Khwarizmi by a presidential resolution to further boost its role within the nation and abroad. (Full article...)
Pakhtakor was the only Uzbek club to play in the top-level Soviet football league and was the only Central Asian club to appear in a Soviet Cup final. Playing in the Uzbek League since 1992, the club has been the undisputed powerhouse in Uzbekistan since the fall of the Soviet Union, winning fourteen Uzbek League titles, including six in a row from 2002 to 2007. Pakhtakor also won seven consecutive domestic cups between 2001 and 2007, winning eleven cups in total. Players for the club have won Uzbek footballer of the Year honours eight times, and Pakhtakor teammates swept the top three spots in 2002. Club managers have been named Uzbek coach of the year twice. (Full article...)
The Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan (Uzbek: Oʻzbekiston Davlat Sanʼat muzeyi) is the largest state art museum in Uzbekistan. Its permanent collection contains more than several thousands works, divided among four curatorial departments. The museum was established in 1918 as a Museum of People University and renamed as a Central Arts Museum later. It was named as Tashkent Art Museum in 1924 and finally Museum of Arts of Uzbekistan in 1935. (Full article...)
An early map of Tashkent from 1865, showing the walls and gates
The Gates of Tashkent, in present-day Uzbekistan, were built around the town at the close of the 10th century, but did not survive to the present. The last gate was destroyed in 1890 as a result of the growth of the city, but some of the districts in Tashkent still bear the names of these gates. (Full article...)
The Tashkent Metro (Uzbek: Тошкент метрополитени, Toshkent metropoliteni) is the rapid transit system serving the city of Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan. It was the seventh metro to be built in the former USSR, opening in 1977, and is one of only two subway systems operating in Central Asia (the other is the Almaty Metro). Its stations are among the most ornate in the world, and unlike most ex-Soviet metros, the system is shallow (similar to the Minsk Metro).
The Tashkent Metro consists of four lines, operating on 59.5 kilometres (37.0 mi) of route and serving 43 stations. In 2019, the metro carried 71.2 million passengers, which corresponds to a daily average of approximately 189,000 riders. (Full article...)
The lyceum provides enhanced education in such disciplines as English, mathematics, and informatics. Second-year students have an opportunity to combine their lyceum studies with Certificate of International Foundation Studies course validated by Westminster International University in Tashkent. Those who finish the course successfully can be directly enrolled for one of the bachelor programs offered there. (Full article...)
The emblem of the National University of Uzbekistan
National University of Uzbekistan is named after Mirzo Ulugbek. NUUz professors and teaching staff work with modern materials and science and have relationships with the world's distinguished scientific schools. (Full article...)
The palace on a 2010 Uzbek stamp.
Oq Saroy Presidential Palace (Uzbek: Oqsaroy, Оқсарoй) meaning the White Palace in English is public museum which was the official workplace of Uzbek PresidentIslam Karimov. Under former president Karimov, who served from 1991-2016, the palace was the seat of the executive branch in the country. After his death in 2016, the administration of Shavkat Mirziyoyev relocated the official workplace to Kuksaroy Presidential Palace in northeastern Tashkent. The area of the palace is 5460 square meters. There is a reception hall in the palace where guests will be received. There is also a meeting hall, as well as a recreational hall. (Full article...)
The Tashkent–Samarkand high-speed rail line is a 600-kilometre (370 mi) high-speed rail connection between Tashkent and Samarkand, the two largest Uzbekistan cities. The route passes through four regions: Tashkent, Sirdaryo, Jizzakh and Samarqand in Uzbekistan. Trains operate seven days a week under the brand Afrosiyob. A 141 km long extension to Qarshi started operation on 22 August 2015, though at lower speed of 160 km/h. An extension to Bukhara on the Talgo 250 ran for the first time on 25 August 2016 — marking the completion of a project to modernise the 256 km route from Samarkand. Travel from Tashkent to Bukhara, a distance of 600 km, will now take 3 hours and 20 minutes instead of 7 hours. (Full article...)