Mehtar Lam

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Mihtarlam
مهترلام
Mehtar Lam is located in Afghanistan
Mihtarlam
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°39′N 70°11′E / 34.65°N 70.183°E / 34.65; 70.183Coordinates: 34°39′N 70°11′E / 34.65°N 70.183°E / 34.65; 70.183
Country  Afghanistan
Province Laghman Province
District Mihtarlam District
Elevation 2,556 ft (779 m)
Population (2004)
 • Total 19,151
Time zone UTC+4:30

Mihtarlam (Pashto: مهترلام), also spelled Mehtar Lam, is a town in Afghanistan. It is the capital of Laghman Province. It is the only large urban settlement in the province. The town is in the valley formed by the Alishing and Alingar rivers. It is 47 km northwest of the city of Jalalabad.