Kohsan

Last updated

Kohsan

کهسان
Afghanistan adm location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Kohsan
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°39′N61°10′E / 34.650°N 61.167°E / 34.650; 61.167 Coordinates: 34°39′N61°10′E / 34.650°N 61.167°E / 34.650; 61.167
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Herat Province
District Kohsan District
Elevation
737 m (2,418 ft)
Population
 (2007)
  Total12,463
Time zone UTC+4:30

Kohsan (Kohistan, Kūhestān) is a town and the administrative center of Kohsan District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. The population is 12,463 (est. 2007). [1] It is located at 34°39′14″N61°11′52″E / 34.65389°N 61.19778°E / 34.65389; 61.19778 [2] at 737 m altitude, near the Hari River and not far from the border with Iran.

See also

Notes

  1. ""Kūhestān" World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 9 February 2013.
  2. "Kuhsan". GEOnet Names Server . Retrieved 12 September 2019.


Related Research Articles

Hari (Afghanistan) River flowing from Afghanistan to Turkmenistan

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.

Kushk, Afghanistan Place in Herat Province, Afghanistan

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 at 33.29565°N 61.952206°E at 1068 m altitude

Qadis District district in Badghis, Afghanistan

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.

Ghurian District District in Herat Province, Afghanistan

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.

Ghurian Place in Herat Province, Afghanistan

Ghurian 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 34.34°N 61.47°E. There is a local TV station and a health center. Ghurian is close to the old city of Pushang.

Gulran District District in Herat Province, Afghanistan

Gulran District is situated in northwestern part of Herat province, Afghanistan and borders Iran to the west, Turkmenistan to the north, Kushk District to the east, and Zinda Jan District and Kohsan District to the south. The population is 91,500 (2012). The district center is the village of Gulran. There are no mountains in the district.

Guzara Place in Herat Province, Afghanistan

Guzara (Gozareh) is a village and the center of Guzara District in Herat Province, Afghanistan on 34.2167°N 62.2167°E at 992 m altitude. The Herat Airfield is very close to the village to the east.

Injil, Afghanistan Place in Herat Province, Afghanistan

Injil is a village and the center of the Injil District in Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located at 34.3°N 62.25°E at 950m altitude a few miles southeast of Herat.

Kohsan District District in Herat Province, Afghanistan

Kohsan is a district of Herat province in northwestern Afghanistan. It borders the nation of Iran to the west, Gulran District to the north, and Ghurian District to the south and east. The population of Kosan District is 52,900, which includes the following ethnic groups: 59.4% Pashtun, 35.3% Tajik, 5.1% Balouch, and 0.2% Turkmen.

Kushki Kuhna is a town and the center of Kushki Kuhna District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located at 34.8714°N 62.5483°E at 1125 m altitude and is 170 km northeast of Herat.

Obe, Afghanistan Place in Herat Province, Afghanistan

Obe is a town and the administrative center of Obe District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is located at 34.3697°N 63.1764°E at 1277 m altitude in the valley of the Hari River, northeast of Herat.

Zendeh Jan District District in Herat Province, Afghanistan

The Zinda Jan District is located in the central part of Herat Province in Afghanistan. It borders Gulran and Kushk districts to the north, Injil and Guzara districts to the east, Adraskan District to the south and Ghoryan and Kohsan districts to the west. The population is 55,500. The district center is the town of Zendeh Jan, situated in the valley of the Hari River.

Zendeh Jan Place in Herat Province, Afghanistan

There are much more to know about the ancient and historical places in this area.

Centenera Place in Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Centenera is a municipality located in the province of Guadalajara, Castile-La Mancha, Spain. According to the 2004 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 88 inhabitants.

Bazargan, Afghanistan Place in Afghanistan

Bazargan is a village in Herat Province, Afghanistan.

Sadunts Place in Aragatsotn, Armenia

Sadunts is a town in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. The prior name derives from caravanserai. The town is mostly populated by Yezidis.

Yuyang District District in Shaanxi, Peoples Republic of China

Yuyang District, is a district of Yulin, Shaanxi, China, bordering Inner Mongolia to the west.

Islam Qala Place in Herat Province, Afghanistan

Islām Qala, known historically as Kafir Qala, is a border town in the western Herat province of Afghanistan, near the border with Iran. It is the official entry by land from neighboring Taybad, Iran.

Afghan Border Force

The Afghan Border Police (ABP) secure Afghanistan's 5,529 kilometres (3,436 mi) border with neighboring countries and all its international airports. It also administers immigration services such as checking documents of foreigners entering the country or deporting them. The ABP's anti-narcotic efforts are a prominent concern to the international community at present. The ABP and other divisions of the Afghan National Police jointly patrol a 55 km-wide corridor along the entirety of Afghanistan's border, particularly the longest and porous Durand Line border in the southeast with neighboring Pakistan.

Herat District is a district of Herat Province, Afghanistan. The capital lies at Herat city. In 2019 the estimated population was 556,205.