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City in Afghanistan, located in the south of the country on the Arghandab River, at an elevation of 1010 m. It is Afghanistan's second largest city after Kabul, with a population of about 614,118. Wikipedia

  • Kabul

    Capital and largest city of Afghanistan, located in the eastern section of the country. Also a municipality, forming part of the greater Kabul Province, and divided into 22 districts. Wikipedia

  • Kandahar Province

    One of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the southern part of the country, sharing a border with Balochistan, Pakistan to the east. Surrounded by Helmand in the west, Uruzgan in the north and Zabul Province in the east. Wikipedia

  • Afghanistan

    Landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast. Wikipedia

  • Helmand Province

    One of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, in the south of the country. Largest province by area, covering 58,584 km2 area. Wikipedia

  • Herat

    Third-largest city of Afghanistan. Estimated population of 574,276, and serves as the capital of Herat Province, situated in the fertile valley of the Hari River in the western part of the country. Wikipedia

  • Ghazni

    City in central Afghanistan with a population of around 270,000 people. Strategically located along Highway 1, which has served as the main road between Kabul and Kandahar for thousands of years. Wikipedia

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    • Though Khan was able to win back control after the Persian armies had left, Nader Shah's invasion shifted trade routes away from Lahore, and south towards Kandahar instead.Lahore-Wikipedia
    • Alexander founded a series of new cities, all called Alexandria, including modern Kandahar in Afghanistan, and Alexandria Eschate ("The Furthest") in modern Tajikistan.Alexander the Great-Wikipedia
    • Heavy air bombardment destroyed many countryside villages, millions of landmines were planted, and some cities such as Herat and Kandahar were also damaged from bombardment.Afghanistan-Wikipedia
    • Rashid described the Taliban government as "a secret society run by Kandaharis ... mysterious, secretive, and dictatorial."Taliban-Wikipedia
    • Urban civilization is believed to have begun as early as 3000 BCE, and the early city of Mundigak (near Kandahar in the south of the country) was a center of the Helmand culture.Afghanistan-Wikipedia
    • Finally, in early December, the Taliban gave up Kandahar, their last stronghold, dispersing without surrendering.Taliban-Wikipedia

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