The location of Bamiyan Province within Afghanistan
|• Total||14,175 km2 (5,473 sq mi)|
|• Density||27.323/km2 (70.766/sq mi)|
|Main languages||Dari Persian (Hazaragi variety)|
Bamyan Province (Persian: بامیان) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the centre of the country. Its capital is also called Bamyan. Most of the people are Hazaras, with 16% Sadat, 25% Tajiks, and fewer Pashtuns and Tatars. Bamyan is the largest province in the Hazarajat region of Afghanistan.
Politics[change | change source]
Governors[change | change source]
Districts[change | change source]
|Kahmard||Kahmard||32,200||Transferred from Baghlan in 2005|
|Sayghan||Sayghan||21,200||Transferred from Baghlan and created within Kahmard District in 2005|
Economy[change | change source]
Agriculture[change | change source]
Bamiyan is famous for its potatoes.
Education[change | change source]
Bamyan Province has the only university, Bamiyan University in the area.
References[change | change source]
|Sar-e Pol Province||Samangan Province||Baghlan Province|
|Ghor Province||Parwan Province|
|Daykundi Province||Ghazni Province||Wardak Province|