Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Kyrgyzstan

The Great Silk Road

kyrgyzstan silk road stampThe Silk Road or Silk Route was an ancient network of trade routes that were for centuries central to cultural interaction originally through regions of Eurasia   connecting the East and West   and stretching from the Korean peninsula and Japan to the Mediterranean Sea. The Silk Road concept refers to both the terrestrial and the maritime routes connecting Asia with Africa, the Middle East and southern Europe. silkroad mapThe overland  Steepe route stretching through the Eurasian steppe is considered the ancestor to the Silk Road(s). In June 2014,  UNESCO designated the Chang’an-Tianshan corridor of the Silk Road as a World Heritage site  . The Indian portion is on the tentative site list.

Silk Road sites in India are sites that were important for trade on the ancient .kyrgyzstan silk road fdc There are 12 such places in India.These are spread across seven states in India (Bihar,J&K,Maharashtra,Puducherry,Punjab,Tamilnadu and UP).

These sites are on tentative list of . UNESCO World Heritage Sites And this places also have big buissness touch with world.

Issue Date:24.11.2017 Designer:Vitaliu Pogolșa Printer:“Nova Imprim” Process:full-colour offset lithography + embossing Colours:Full-Colour Size:68.00 х 34.00

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