Sheberghan

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Sheberghan
شبرغان
City
Sheberghan is located in Afghanistan
Sheberghan
Sheberghan
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°39′54″N 65°45′07.2″E / 36.66500°N 65.752000°E / 36.66500; 65.752000Coordinates: 36°39′54″N 65°45′07.2″E / 36.66500°N 65.752000°E / 36.66500; 65.752000
CountryAfghanistan
ProvinceJowzjan Province
DistrictSheberghan District
Elevation
250 m (820 ft)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Total148,329
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

Sheberghān or Shaburghān (Persian: شبرغان), also spelled Shebirghan and Shibarghan, is the capital city of the Jowzjan Province in northern Afghanistan.

Sheberghan is on the Safid River banks, about 130 km (81 mi) west of Mazari Sharif.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jawzjan" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-07-03. Retrieved 2012-04-17.