Zaranj

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Zaranj
زرنج
Zaranj is located in Afghanistan
Zaranj
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 30°57′36″N 61°51′36″E / 30.96°N 61.86°E / 30.96; 61.86Coordinates: 30°57′36″N 61°51′36″E / 30.96°N 61.86°E / 30.96; 61.86
Country  Afghanistan
Province Nimruz Province
Population (2004)
 • Total 49,851
Time zone UTC+4:30

Zaranj or Zarang (Pashto: زرنج Persian: زرنج) is the capital of Nimruz Province in south-western Afghanistan. There are about 49,851 people in the city. It is next to Milak, Iran. It is linked by highways with Lashkar Gah to the east, Farah to the north and Zabol in Iran to the west.