Farah, Afghanistan

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Farah
فراه
The Citadel of Alexander the Great
Farah, Afghanistan is located in Afghanistan
Farah
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 32°20′37″N 62°7′10″E / 32.34361°N 62.11944°E / 32.34361; 62.11944Coordinates: 32°20′37″N 62°7′10″E / 32.34361°N 62.11944°E / 32.34361; 62.11944
Country  Afghanistan
Province Farah Province
Elevation 2,130 ft (650 m)
Population (2004)
 • Total 109,409
Time zone UTC+4:30

Farah (Pashto/Persian: فراه) is a city in western Afghanistan. It is the capital of Farah Province. There are about 109,409 people living here. It is at 650 m altitude. It is on the Farah River.

Economy and transportation[change | change source]

The city is a major trading and farming center in the area. There is an airport with a paved runway.