First All-Khorezm Kurultai of People’s Representatives, Constitution of the Khorezm People’s Soviet Republic. April 30, 1920
Original Source: S”ezdy sovetov Soiuza SSR, soiuznykh i avtonomnykh sovetskikh sotsialisticheskikh respublik; sbornik dokumentov (Moscow: Institut prava, Akademiia nauk SSSR, 1960), Vol. 2, pp. 503-04.
4. With the aim of marking the liberation of the Khivan people, the Khivan state is henceforth given the name of “Khorezm” illustrious in its history.
Note. The name of the town of Khiva in the center remains, as, it was.
5. The state structure of the Khorezm state is a republic constructed in the form of Soviets, and the whole people of Khorezm administers the country through its representatives.
Source: USSR, Sixty Years of the Union, 1922-1982 (Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1982), p. 95.