Obe, Afghanistan

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Obe

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Obe
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°22′11″N63°10′35″E / 34.36972°N 63.17639°E / 34.36972; 63.17639 Coordinates: 34°22′11″N63°10′35″E / 34.36972°N 63.17639°E / 34.36972; 63.17639
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Herat Province
District Obe District
Elevation
1,277 m (4,190 ft)
Time zone UTC+4:30

Obe (Owbi, Obeh) is a town and the administrative center of Obe District, Herat Province, Afghanistan. [1] It is located at 34°22′11″N63°10′35″E / 34.3697°N 63.1764°E / 34.3697; 63.1764 at 1277 m altitude in the valley of the Hari River, northeast of Herat.

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References

  1. "Obeh". GEOnet Names Server . Retrieved 12 September 2019.

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