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Balkh
بلخ
Ruins o the Masjid Sabz (the "Green Mosque"), named for its tiled dome (in Julie 2001)
Ruins o the Masjid Sabz (the "Green Mosque"), named for its tiled dome (in Julie 2001)
Balkh is located in Afghanistan
Balkh
Balkh
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°45′N 66°54′E / 36.750°N 66.900°E / 36.750; 66.900
Kintra  Afghanistan
Province Balkh Province
Destrict Balkh Destrict
Elevation 1,198 ft (365 m)
Population (2006)
 • City 77,000
Time zone + 4.30

Balkh (Persie/Pashto: بلخ Balkh; Bactrian: βαχλο, ẞaxlɔ) wis an auncient ceety an centre o Buddhism, Islam, an Zoroastrianism in whit is nou northren Afghanistan.

Coordinates: 36°46′23″N 66°52′25″E / 36.77306°N 66.87361°E / 36.77306; 66.87361