Samangan Province

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Samangan Province
سمنگان
Province
Samangan Province
Map of Afghanistan with Samangan highlighted
Location o Samangan athin Afghanistan
Kintra Banner o Afghanistan Afghanistan
Caipital Samangan
Area
 • Total 11,262 km2 (4,348 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 350,400
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC+04:30)
Main leid(s) Dari Persie, Uzbek

Samangan (Persian: سمنگان) is ane o the thirty-fower provinces o Afghanistan. The province covers 11,218 square kilometres (4,331 sq mi) an haes a population o approximately 313,211, as o 2006.[2]

Its caipital, Samangan, is kent for its auncient ruins includin, notably, the Takht e Rostam. Airchaeologists are desperate tae wirk in this province as wars an the Taliban hae destroyed mony o these airtifacts.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Central Statistics Office of Afghanistan. "Settled Population of country by Provinces and sex for 2006-2009 years". Retrieved 2009-11-30. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Samangan" (pdf). Government of Afghanistan. Retrieved 2010-10-19. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Dupree, Nancy Hatch (1977): An Historical Guide to Afghanistan. 1st Edition: 1970. 2nd Edition. Revised and Enlarged. Afghan Tourist Organization. [1]