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The Samarkand Oblast (Russian: Самаркандская область) was an oblast (province) of the Russian Empire between 1868 and 1924. It roughly corresponded to most of present-day central Uzbekistan and northwestern Tajikistan. It was created out of the northeastern part of Emirate of Bukhara. It was constituted from rayons of Samarkand (Samarkand and Panjakent uzeyds), Jizzakh (Jizzakh and Katta-Kurgan uzeyds) and Khojent (Khojent and Uratyube uzeyds).