Encyclopedia > Qarshi

  Article Content


Qarshi is a city in southern Uzbekistan. It is the capital of the Qasqadaryo[?] province, covers about 28,400 km2, and has approximately 177,000 inhabitants (1994).

The city is at least 1000 years old. It was orginally called Nakhshab. It was renamed in the 14th century, when a Turkish fort was built. The fort was named Karshi, the Turkish word for fort.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article

... received an influx of over 5 million immigrants in the late 19th, early 20th centuries, a period that also saw Brazil industrialise and further expand into its ...

This page was created in 80.1 ms