Samangan Province

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Samangan Province
Samangan Province
Samangan Province
Map of Afghanistan with Samangan highlighted
Location of Samangan within Afghanistan
Coordinates: Coordinates: 36°16′N 68°1′E / 36.267°N 68.017°E / 36.267; 68.017
 • Total11,262 km2 (4,348 sq mi)
 • Total350,400
 • Density31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+04:30 (AST)
Main language(s)Dari Persian, Uzbek

Samangan (Persian: سمنگان) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. About 313,211 people live in the Province, as of 2006.[2] The capital is Samangan.

Districts[change | change source]

Districts of Samangan Province
District Capital Population [2] Area[3] Notes
Aybak Aybak, Samangan 85,427 909.91676
Darah Sof Balla Darah Sof Balla 52,473 Created in 2005 within Darah Sof District
Darah Sof Payan Darah Sof Payan 55,858 4539.27567 Created in 2005 within Darah Sof District
Feroz Nakhchir Feroz Nakhchir 11,701 Created within Khulmi District and shifted from Balkh Province in 2005
Hazrati Sultan Hazrati Sultan 36,690 1223.92574
Khuram Wa Sarbagh Khuram Wa Sarbagh 30,704
Ruyi Du Ab Ruyi 40,358

References[change | change source]

  1. Central Statistics Office of Afghanistan. "Settled Population of country by Provinces and sex for 2006-2009 years". Archived from the original on 2010-01-28. Retrieved 2009-11-30.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Samangan" (PDF). Government of Afghanistan. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2010-10-19.
  3. Afghanistan Geographic & Thematic Layers