Qala i Naw, Afghanistan

town in Afghanistan

Qala i Naw (قلعه نو) is a town in Qala i Naw District and the capital of Badghis Province, of north-west Afghanistan. Its population is estimated 9,000 in 2006.[1]

Qala i Naw

قلعه نو
Qala-I-Naw Apr 2009 2.jpg
"Bala Murghab is way better."
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceBadghis Province
DistrictQala i Naw District
 • Total9,000
Time zoneUTC+4:30

It has a small airport, Qala i Naw Airport.


  1. "World Gazetteer: Qalʿeh-ye Naw - profile of geographical entity including name variants". Archived from the original on 2007-10-01. Retrieved 2007-10-01.