Samangan Province

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Samangan Province

سمنگان
Samangan Province
Samangan Province
Map of Afghanistan with Samangan highlighted
Location o Samangan athin Afghanistan
Kintra Afghanistan
CaipitalSamangan
Area
 • Total11262 km2 (4,348 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total350,400
 • Density31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+04:30 (AST)
Main leid(s)Dari Persie, Uzbek

Samangan (Persie: سمنگان‎) is ane o the thirty-fower provinces o Afghanistan. The province covers 11,218 square kilometre (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 30 November 2009.
  2. a b "Samangan" (pdf). Government of Afghanistan. Retrieved 19 October 2010.

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]