Uzbekistan, State Scholars Hadith
Garundang.com—Republic of Uzbekistan (sometimes spelled Uzbekstan or Ozbekistan) based on the source from Wikipedia, the State with the region‘s landlocked borders with Kazakhstan to the west and north, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to the east, and Afghanistan and Turkmenistan to the south. The official language is the only Uzbek language, but Russian remains widely used, the remnants of Soviet rule.
Most of the population of Uzbekistan adheres to the minutes of that preached by Prophet Muhammad SAW. In the country’s Islamic-rooted in people’s lives. According to reports from the US State Department, in 2009 the number of Muslims in this country an estimated 90 percent of the population and the rest embrace Orthodoxy.
However, according to a report from the Pew Research Center in 2009, stating that the Muslim population in Uzbekistan is 96.3 percent of the total population in the country. Meanwhile in Uzbekistan is also inhabited by Jews whose number is estimated at about 93 thousand inhabitants.
Resource based on quotes from republika, Islam first entered into Uzbekistan in the 8th century when the Arabs entered Central Asia, specifically in from the south, namely Turkestan and then gradually spread to the north.
From the first, Uzbekistan has been known as a country of transit between countries, because the country had always been the traffic of silk lines that became an icon of world trade in the future. As for cities in Uzbekistan crossed by the Silk Road trade is Kiva, Tashkent, Buqhoro, and Samarkand.
As well as the city transit trade, Uzbekistan is also famous as a city of Ulama Hadith. This is because many countries Uzbekistan gave birth to the scholars of hadith which is famous in the world. One famous hadith scholars in the world is the Imam Buqhori, which comes from the city Buqhoro.
Besides Imam Buqhori, there are still some other Muslim Scholars, also from Uzbekistan, the Imam at-Tirmidhi and Abu Mansur al-Maturidi. Both Imam is one of the pioneers jurists and Islamic theology.
source : khazanah.republika.co.id