Sheberghan

capital city of the Jowzjan Province in northern Afghanistan

Sheberghān or Shaburghān (Persian: شبرغان), also spelled Shebirghan and Shibarghan, is the capital city of the Jowzjan Province in northern Afghanistan.

Sheberghan
شبرغان
City
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceJowzjan Province
DistrictSheberghan District
Elevation
250 m (820 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total148,329
 [1]
Time zoneUTC+4:30 (Afghanistan Standard Time)

Sheberghan is on the Safid River banks, about 130 km (81 mi) west of Mazari Sharif.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Jawzjan" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-07-03. Retrieved 2012-04-17.