Chaghcharan

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Chaghcharan

چغچران
Chaghcharan is located in Afghanistan
Chaghcharan
Chaghcharan
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°31′21″N 65°15′6″E / 34.52250°N 65.25167°E / 34.52250; 65.25167Coordinates: 34°31′21″N 65°15′6″E / 34.52250°N 65.25167°E / 34.52250; 65.25167
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceGhor Province
Elevation
2,230 m (7,320 ft)
Population
 • City15,000
 • Urban
31,266 [1]
Time zoneUTC+4:30

Chaghcharan (Persian: چغچران‎) also known as Firouzkoh (Persian: فیروزکوه‎) is a town and the capital of Ghor Province in central Afghanistan. It is located on the southern side of the Hari River.

There are about 15,000 people, mostly Persian speaking. Chaghcharan Airport is about 1 mile to the northeast of the town.

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  1. "The State of Afghan Cities report 2015". Archived from the original on 2015-10-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)