Shakhrisyabz or Shakhrisabzshärēsäbz´ [key], city (1989 pop. 52,976), NE Qashqadaryo region, Uzbekistan. Metalworking, silk milling, and food processing are among the local industries. Anciently known as Kesh, the city was the birthplace of Timur and he chose it as the site for a summer palace. Remains of its gates and a Timurid mausoleum complex survive.

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