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Balkh is a small city in Balkh Province of Afghanistan. It was a big city hundreds of years ago, but it was ruined by Mongols.[source?] It was not ruined forever, though. In 1850 it was captured by Dost Mohammad Khan.[1]

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  1. "Persia, Arabia, etc". World Digital Library. 1852. Retrieved 2013-07-27.