Takhār (Persie: تخار) is ane o the thirty-fower provinces o Afghanistan. It wis established in 1964 when Qataghan Province wis dividit intae three provinces: Baghlan, Kunduz an Takhar. It is in the north-east o the kintra. Its caipital is Taloqan. Its salt mines are ane o Afghanistan's major mineral resources.