Zaranj

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Zaranj
زرنج
Zaranj is located in Afghanistan
Zaranj
Zaranj
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 30°57′36″N 61°51′36″E / 30.96000°N 61.86000°E / 30.96000; 61.86000Coordinates: 30°57′36″N 61°51′36″E / 30.96000°N 61.86000°E / 30.96000; 61.86000
CountryAfghanistan
ProvinceNimruz Province
Population
 (2004)
 • Total49,851
Time zoneUTC+4:30

Zaranj or Zarang (Pashto: زرنج, Persian: زرنج) is the capital of Nimruz Province in south-western Afghanistan. There are about 49,851 people in the city. It is next to Milak, Iran. It is linked by highways with Lashkar Gah to the east, Farah to the north and Zabol in Iran to the west.