Farah, Afghanistan

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Farah

فراه
The Citadel of Alexander the Great
The Citadel of Alexander the Great
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceFarah Province
Elevation
2,130 ft (650 m)
Population
(2004)
 • Total109,409
Time zoneUTC+4:30

Farah (Pashto/Persian: فراه) is a city in western Afghanistan. It is the capital of Farah Province. There are about 109,409 people living here. It is at 650 m altitude. It is on the Farah River.

Economy and transportation[change | change source]

The city is a major trading and farming center in the area. There is an airport with a paved runway.