Sheberghan

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Sheberghan
شبرغان
City
Sheberghan is located in Afghanistan
Sheberghan
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°39′54″N 65°45′07.2″E / 36.665°N 65.752°E / 36.665; 65.752Coordinates: 36°39′54″N 65°45′07.2″E / 36.665°N 65.752°E / 36.665; 65.752
Country  Afghanistan
Province Jowzjan Province
District Sheberghan District
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 148,329
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Time zone Afghanistan Standard Time (UTC+4:30)

Sheberghān or Shaburghān (Persian: شبرغان), also spelled Shebirghan and Shibarghan, is the capital city of the Jowzjan Province in northern Afghanistan.

Sheberghan is on the Safid River banks, about 130 km (81 mi) west of Mazari Sharif.

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