Samangan Province

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Samangan Province
سمنگان
Province
Samangan Province
Map of Afghanistan with Samangan highlighted
Location of Samangan within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°16′N 68°1′E / 36.267°N 68.017°E / 36.267; 68.017Coordinates: 36°16′N 68°1′E / 36.267°N 68.017°E / 36.267; 68.017
Country  Afghanistan
Capital Samangan
Area
 • Total 11,262 km2 (4,348 sq mi)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 350,400
 • Density 31.113/km2 (80.584/sq mi)
Time zone AST (UTC+04:30)
Main language(s) Dari Persian, Uzbek

Samangan (Persian: سمنگان) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. About 313,211 people live in the Province, as of 2006.[2] The capital is Samangan.

Districts[change | edit source]

Districts of Samangan Province
District Capital Population [2] Area[3] Notes
Aybak Aybak, Samangan 85,427 909.91676
Darah Sof Balla Darah Sof Balla 52,473 Created in 2005 within Darah Sof District
Darah Sof Payan Darah Sof Payan 55,858 4539.27567 Created in 2005 within Darah Sof District
Feroz Nakhchir Feroz Nakhchir 11,701 Created within Khulmi District and shifted from Balkh Province in 2005
Hazrati Sultan Hazrati Sultan 36,690 1223.92574
Khuram Wa Sarbagh Khuram Wa Sarbagh 30,704
Ruyi Du Ab Ruyi 40,358

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