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As one of the ancient cities situated along the Silk Roads, Khiva has been a centre of education, science, and culture, and served as a cradle of civilizations spanning millennia, with ‘Ichan Kala’ inner city of the ancient oasis of Khiva inscribed onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1990.

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