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Encyclopedia > Tashkent Tower

The TV Tower of Tashkent is a 375 meter high tower, located in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Construction started in 1978 and it began operation 6 years later, on 15 January 1985. Tashkent (Toshkent or Тошкент in Uzbek, Ташке́нт in Russian; its name is Turkoman language for Stone City It is the current capital of Uzbekistan, has in the past been called Chach, Shash and Binkent. ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The Tashkent Tower

It is of a vertical cantilever structure, and is manufactured out of steel. Its architectural design is a product of the Terxiev, Tsarucov & Semashko firm. From http://uzland. ... From http://uzland. ...

The tower has an observation deck at the 318 meter level, and is the tallest structure in Central Asia. World map showing location of Asia A satellite composite image of Asia Asia is the central and eastern part of the continent of Eurasia, defined by subtracting the European peninsula from Eurasia. ...

See also: List of the world's tallest structures, List of towers This is a list of the all the worlds tallest structures, past and present of any type. ... Olympiaturm Towers by height Tehrans Milad Tower is the worlds fourth tallest free standing structure at 435 m. ...

External links

  • Official website (http://www.tvtower.uz/)
  • TV Tower Tashkent (http://www.structurae.net/structures/data/index.cfm?ID=s0000567)

  Results from FactBites:
Tashkent - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1801 words)
In 1809, Tashkent was annexed to the Khanate of Kokand.
Tashkent fell within the borders of the Uzbek SSR, and became the capital of the Uzbek SSR in 1930, displacing Samarkand.
Tashkent Airport is the largest in the country, connecting the town to Asia, Europe and the American continents.
Petronas Twin Towers Summary (1335 words)
The Petronas Twin Towers are currently the tallest twin towers in the world, and it lays claim to being the world's tallest high rise of the 20th century.
The 88-floor towers constructed of largely reinforced concrete with a steel and glass facade were designed to resemble motifs found in Islamic art, a reflection of Malaysia's Muslim heritage.
Tower One is fully occupied by the Petronas Company and a number of its subsidiaries and associate companies.
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