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Cities along the Silk Road

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Cities along the Silk Road
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Along the continental Silk Road
From Istanbul, Turkey to Yazd, Iran:
  • Ramadi, Iraq
  • Fallujah, Iraq
  • Abu Ghraib, Iraq
  • Baghdad, Iraq
  • Baquba, Iraq
  • Kermanshah, Iran
  • Hamadan, Iran
  • Ray, Iran
  • Tehran, Iran
  • Hecatompylos (was probably located near Damghan), Iran
  • Sabzevar, Iran
  • Neyshabur, Iran
  • Yazd, Iran

  • From Yazd, Iran to Turpan, China (See below: northern route along the Taklamakan desert):

    From Yazd, Iran to Kashi, China:

    From Kabul, Afghanistan to Arabian Sea port at Debal, Pakistan The northern route along the Taklamakan Desert from Kashi, China to Anxi, China:
    The southern route along the Taklamakan desert from Kashi, China to Anxi, China: From Anxi, China to Xi'an, China: Korea Japan Along the Silk Road (of the sea)

    On Southeast Asia
    List of Ptolemy
    This following list is attributed to Ptolemy. All city names are Ptolemy's, throughout all his works. Most of the names are included in Geographia.

    Some of the cities provided by Ptolemy either

    • no longer exist today or
    • have moved to different locations.

    Nevertheless, Ptolemy has provided an important historical reference for researchers.

    (This list has been alphabetized.)

    East - Akhmim, Aromaton Emporion, Axum, Coloe, Dongola, Juba, Maji, Opone, Panopolis, Sarapion, Sennar.
    North - Caesarea, Carthage, Cyrene, Leptis Magna, Murzuk, Sijilmassa, Tamanrasset, Tingis.
    • India - Argaru, Astakapra, Bacare, Balita, Barake, Barbaricum, Byzantion, Colchi, Erannoboas, Horaia, Kalliena, Mandagora, Melizeigara, Muziris, Naura, Nelcynda, Paethana, Palaepatmae, Palaesimundu, Poduca, Semylla, Sopatma, Suppara, Tagara, Tymdis.

    For a more information about Cities along the Silk_Road see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    This page was retrieved and condensed from (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cities_along_the_Silk_Road) see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, January 2008.
    All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License (see Copyrights for details).
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