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Ghurian

Ghoryan, غوريان
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Coordinates: 34°20′24″N61°28′12″E / 34.34000°N 61.47000°E / 34.34000; 61.47000 Coordinates: 34°20′24″N61°28′12″E / 34.34000°N 61.47000°E / 34.34000; 61.47000
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Herat Province
Elevation
2,590 ft (790 m)
Population
  Total54,000
Time zone UTC+4:30

Ghurian (غوريان; Ghūrīān, Ghoryan, Ġūrīān) is a city and the administrative center of Ghurian District in Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is 790 m high with a population of more than 54,000 people. [1] It is situated south of the Hari River along the Mashhad-Herat highway at 34°20′N61°28′E / 34.34°N 61.47°E / 34.34; 61.47 . There is a local TV station and a health center. Ghurian is close to the old city of Pushang. [2]

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Notes

  1. ""Ġūrīān" World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2011-05-22.
  2. C. EDMUND BOSWORTH, FŪŠANJ, Encyclopedia Iranica

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