Shohimardon (also Shahimardan or Shakhimardan, Russian: Шахимардан) is a small town in Fergana Province in eastern Uzbekistan. It is an exclave of Uzbekistan, surrounded by Kyrgyzstan, in a valley in the Pamiro-Alai mountains. According to legend, the Caliph Ali was buried in Shohimardon. The Uzbek poet Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi lived and worked in Shohimardon until he was murdered there in 1929.
- ^ Scott Malcolmson, Empire's Edge: Travels in South-Eastern Europe, Turkey and Central Asia, Verso, 1995, pp 212-219.
Coordinates: 39°59′N 71°48′E / 39.983°N 71.800°E