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Coast Line: Doubly landlocked country
What does doubly
landlocked country mean?
A landlocked country surrounded only by other landlocked countries may be
called a "doubly landlocked" country.
A person in such
a country has to cross at least two borders to reach a coastline.
There are currently two such countries in the world: Liechtenstein
in Central Europe surrounded by Switzerland and Austria. Uzbekistan
in Central Asia surrounded by Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.
Independence Square, Tashkent
The Amir Timur Monument in Tashkent.
National hero of the Uzbeks
Timur, historically known as Tamerlane was
a Turkic ruler. He conquered West, South and Central Asia and founded the
He was the grandfather of Ulugh Beg, who
ruled Central Asia from 1411 to 1449 and the great-great-great-grandfather
of Babur Beg, founder of the Mughal Empire, which ruled South Asia for
The Museum of History of Timurids
Interior of Timur's mausoleum
The Khast Iman mosque in Tashkent,
Prince Romanov Palace in Tashkent
Memorial to the victims of the earthquake
in Tashkent in 1966
Khiva Islam Khodja minaret
View of Khiva from Islam Khodja minaret
Interior of Juma Mosque.Khiva
Monument to Al-Khorezmi.Khiva - the founder
Abu Abdallah (or Abu Jafar) Muhammad ibn
Musa al Khorezmi (783-850) was Central Asian mathematician, astronomer,
historian, geographer, as well as one of the greatest scientists of the