capital of Balkh District, Afghanistan
Balkh (Persian: بلخ) is a city in Balkh Province of Afghanistan. It was a big city hundreds of years ago, but it was ruined by Mongols.[source?] It was not ruined forever, though. In 1850 it was captured by Dost Mohammad Khan.
|Coordinates: 36°45′N 66°54′E / 36.750°N 66.900°E|
|Elevation||1,198 ft (365 m)|
|Time zone||+ 4.30|
- ↑ "Persia, Arabia, etc". World Digital Library. 1852. Retrieved 2013-07-27.