Bilchiragh District

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Bilchiragh

بلچراغ
District
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Bilchiragh
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 35°53′N65°27′E / 35.88°N 65.45°E / 35.88; 65.45
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Faryab Province
Elevation
1,263 m (4,144 ft)
Population
 (2009) [2]
  Total46,200

Bilchiragh (also transliterated as Belcherãgh) is a district [3] in the southern part of Faryab Province, Afghanistan. The main town, Belcheragh, is situated in the northwest of the district at 35°50′19″N65°13′51″E / 35.8386°N 65.2308°E / 35.8386; 65.2308 , 1263 m altitude.

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References

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  2. "Afghanistan Election Data". National Democratic Institute. Archived from the original on 26 September 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2015.
  3. "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 October 2005. Retrieved 25 September 2015.