Taloqan

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Tāloqān
تالقان
City
Taloqan is located in Afghanistan
Tāloqān
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°43′N 69°31′E / 36.717°N 69.517°E / 36.717; 69.517Coordinates: 36°43′N 69°31′E / 36.717°N 69.517°E / 36.717; 69.517
Country  Afghanistan
Province Takhār Province
District Taluqan District
Elevation 876 m (2,874 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 196,400
Time zone Afghanistan Standard Time (UTC+4:30)

Tāloqān (Persian: تالقان, also Tāleqān or Tāluqān) is the capital of Takhar Province, in northern Afghanistan. It is in the Taluqan District. About 196,400 people live in the city.[1]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "Tāloqān". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 2013-01-05. http://archive.is/JZDzh. Retrieved 2007-12-19.