Bazarak, Panjshir

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Bazarak

بازارک
Officials visit Bazarak District in 2011
Officials visit Bazarak District in 2011
Bazarak is located in Afghanistan
Bazarak
Bazarak
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 35°18′46″N 69°30′57″E / 35.31278°N 69.51583°E / 35.31278; 69.51583Coordinates: 35°18′46″N 69°30′57″E / 35.31278°N 69.51583°E / 35.31278; 69.51583
CountryAfghanistan
ProvincePanjshir
Elevation
1,991 m (6,532 ft)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Temporary capital24,723
 • Urban
24,723
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)
ControlAfghanistan Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Bazarak (Persian: بازارک‎) is a town in the Panjshir Valley, in northern Afghanistan. It is the capital of Panjshir Province. It has six villages: Khanez, Jangalak, Malaspa, Parandeh, Rahmankhil. The tomb of Ahmad Shah Massoud, known as the "Lion of Panjshir", is in Bazarak.

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