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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.It is situated south of the Hari River along the Mashhad-Herat highway at . There is a local TV station and a health center. Ghurian is close to the old city of Pushang.
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Herāt is the third-largest city of Afghanistan. In 2020, it had an estimated population of 574,276, and serves as the capital of Herat Province, situated in the fertile valley of the Hari River in the western part of the country. It is linked with Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-i-Sharif via Highway 1 or the ring road. It is further linked to the city of Mashhad in neighboring Iran through the border town of Islam Qala, and to Mary in Turkmenistan to the north through the border town of Torghundi.
The Hari River or Herat River is a river flowing 1,100 kilometres (680 mi) from the mountains of central Afghanistan to Turkmenistan, where it forms the Tejend oasis and disappears in the Karakum Desert.
Guria is a region (mkhare) in Georgia, in the western part of the country, bordered by the eastern end of the Black Sea. The region has a population of 113,000 (2016), with Ozurgeti as the regional capital.
Kushk or Koshk is a town in Afghanistan that shares its name with the Kushk River which flows by the town. It is the center of Kushk District, Herat Province. The population is 17,479. It is located atat 1068 m altitude
The first of many Alexandrias in the Far East of the Macedonian Empire, Alexandria in Ariana was a city in what is now Afghanistan, one of the twenty-plus cities founded or renamed by Alexander the Great. The third largest Afghan city, Herat, is the city's modern name.
The Qadis District is located in the southern part of Badghis province, Afghanistan, between the districts Jawand in the East, Qala i Naw in the west, Muqur and Bala Murghab in the North. In the South is the Herat province. The capital is Qadis.
The Ghurian District is an Afghan administrative district (Wuleswali) in far western Afghanistan in western Herat Province. The district is bordered by Iran to the west and northwest. It is then bordered by other districts of Herat, Kohsan District in the north, Zendeh Jan District to the east, and Adraskan District to the south. The Hari River flows through the northeastern end of the district. The border with Iranian is marshy. The population is 85,900 and the district center is the city of Ghurian.
Guzara (Gozareh) is a village and the center of Guzara District in Herat Province, Afghanistan onat 992 m altitude. The Herat Airfield is very close to the village to the east.
Injil is a village and the center of the Injil District in Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located atat 950m altitude a few miles southeast of Herat.
Karukh is a town and the center of Karukh District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. The population is more than 18,800 people. The town is located at
Karukh's busy bazaar is continuously mentioned in travelogues down through the centuries. The shrine of Alla Berdi, Sufi ul-Islam, stands there.
Kohsan is a town and the administrative center of Kohsan District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. The population is 12,463. It is located atat 737 m altitude, near the Hari River and not far from the border with Iran.
Kushki Kuhna is a town and the center of Kushki Kuhna District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located atat 1125 m altitude and is 170 km northeast of Herat.
Obe is a town and the administrative center of Obe District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located atat 1277 m altitude in the valley of the Hari River, northeast of Herat.
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Bazargan is a village in Herat Province, Afghanistan.
Balūchī is a town in Herat Province, Afghanistan.
Route 606, also known as Delaram-Zaranj Highway or A71 is a 218 km roadway in the Nimruz Province of Afghanistan connecting the Delaram District in Afghanistan to the border of Iran. The opposite way goes towards the south near Zaranj, Afghanistan. It is one of the busiest roads in Afghanistan and provides an important trade route between Iran and the rest of Asia. It was developed by India's Border Roads Organisation.
Herat District is a district of Herat Province, Afghanistan. The capital lies at Herat city. In 2019 the estimated population was 556,205.
The COVID-19 pandemic in Afghanistan is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2. The virus was confirmed to have spread to Afghanistan when its index case, in Herat, was confirmed on 24 February 2020.
This article documents the timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic in Afghanistan.