Charikar

human settlement

Charikar (Persian: چاریکار‎) is a city in northern Afghanistan. It is the capital of Parwan Province. The city is on the road 69 km from Kabul. Charikar is known for its pottery and high-quality grapes.

Charikar
چاریکار
City
A street in Charikar
A street in Charikar
Charikar is located in Afghanistan
Charikar
Charikar
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 35°0′47″N 69°10′8″E / 35.01306°N 69.16889°E / 35.01306; 69.16889Coordinates: 35°0′47″N 69°10′8″E / 35.01306°N 69.16889°E / 35.01306; 69.16889
CountryAfghanistan
ProvinceParwan Province
DistrictCharikar
Elevation
1,600 m (5,200 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • City96,093[1]
 • Urban
96,039[2]
Time zoneUTC+4:30
ControlAfghanistan Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

ReferencesEdit

  1. "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Archived from the original on 31 October 2015. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  2. "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Archived from the original on 31 October 2015. Retrieved 21 October 2015.