Emirate of Bukhara

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Emirate of Bukhara
امارت بخارا
Amārat-e Bokhārā
1785–1920
Flag of Bukhara
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The Emirate of Bukhara under Russian rule
The Emirate of Bukhara under Russian rule
StatusSemi-independent state
(under Russian protection 1873–1917)
CapitalBukhara
Common languages
Religion
Sunni Islam, Shia Islam, Sufism (Naqshbandi), Zoroastrianism, Judaism
GovernmentAbsolute Monarchy
Emir 
• 1785–1800
Mir Masum Shah Murad
• 1911–1920
Alim
History 
• Manghit control
1747
• Established
1785
• Conquered by Russia
1868
• Russian protectorate
1873
• Disestablished
October 1920
Population
• 1875[4]
c. 2,478,000
1,200,000
Currencyfulus, tilla, and tenga.[6]
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Khanate of Bukhara
Bukharan People's Soviet Republic

The Emirate of Bukhara (Persian: امارت بخارا‎ Amārat-e Bokhārā, Chagatay: بخارا امرلیگی Bukhārā Amirligi, Uzbek: Buxoro amirligi) was a nation that was located in Central Asia that existed from 1785 to 1920 in what is now modern-day Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.

References[change | change source]

  1. Roy (2000), The new Central Asia: the creation of nations, p.70
  2. ""About the national delimitation in Central Asia"". Archived from the original on 2021-08-04. Retrieved 2021-11-08.
  3. Grenoble, Lenore (2003). Language Policy of the Soviet Union. Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 143. ISBN 1-4020-1298-5.
  4. E.K. Travel from Orenburg to Bukhara. Foreword N. A. Halfin. Moscow, The main edition of the eastern literature of the publishing house "Science", 1975. (in Russian:Мейендорф Е. К. Путешествие из Оренбурга в Бухару. Предисл. Н. А. Халфина. М., Главная редакция восточной литературы издательства "Наука", 1975.)[permanent dead link]
  5. http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-BCdEMgFhAzg/URYO6A8B1HI/AAAAAAAADLw/-HAzla6bBMk/s1600/muslim-world-1900.jpg
  6. ANS Magazine. "The Coinage of the Mangit Dynasty of Bukhara" Archived 2020-07-15 at the Wayback Machine by Peter Donovan. Retrieved: 16 July 2017.