5th–11th-century Silk Road city in modern Kyrgyzstan / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Suyab (Persian: سوی آب; traditional Chinese: 碎葉; simplified Chinese: 碎叶; pinyin: Suìyè; Wade–Giles: Sui4-yeh4 Middle Chinese: /suʌiH jiᴇp̚/), also known as Ordukent (modern-day Ak-Beshim), was an ancient Silk Road city located some 50 km east from Bishkek, and 8 km west southwest from Tokmok, in the Chu river valley, present-day Kyrgyzstan. The ruins of this city, along with other acheological sites associated with the Silk Road, was inscribed in 2014 on the UNESCO World Heritage List as the Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor World Heritage Site.
|Location||Chüy Region, Kyrgyzstan|