Bamyan

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For the province, see Bamyan Province.
Bamyan

بامیان
Black Hawk fleein ower a valley in Bamyan
View o the toun in which baith statues are veesibleBamyan Valley in 2012
Afghan Naitional Polis (ANP)Afghan Naitional Polis (ANP) vehicle
Local boys wi bicyclesYoung students
Bamyan is locatit in Afghanistan
Bamyan
Bamyan
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°49′30″N 67°50′00″E / 34.82500°N 67.83333°E / 34.82500; 67.83333Coordinates: 34°49′30″N 67°50′00″E / 34.82500°N 67.83333°E / 34.82500; 67.83333
Kintra Afghanistan
ProvinceBamyan Province
Settled1800 BCE
Govrenment
 • Preses o Ceety CooncilHabiba Sarabi
Area
 • Total35 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation
2,550 m (8,370 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Tot100,000
Time zoneUTC+4:30

Bamyan (Persie: بامیانBāmyān), an aa spelled Bamiyan[1] an Bamian,[2] is the caipital o Bamyan Province in central Afghanistan.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. e.g. Unesco Archived Januar 28, 2007[Date mismatch], at the Wayback Machine., BBC
  2. "About this Collection". The Library of Congress. Retrieved 26 April 2016.