Sites & cities that bear the name of Akhsikath


Today in : Uzbekistan
First trace of activity : ca. 3rd century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : 1219 C.E
Recorded names : Ahsikent

Description : Ahsikent (recorded as Akhsikath in medieval texts) is a site of ancient settlement and ancient capital of Farghona (Fergana). It is located on the right branch of the Sirdarya River in the To‘raqorghon district of the Namangan region of Uzbekistan (40°53′12″N 71°27′02″E). It is currently under consideration for designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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