|Location in Afghanistan|
|Elevation||9,200 ft (2,800 m)|
Bamyan (Persian: بامیان Bāmyān), also spelled Bamiyan and Bamian, is the capital of Bamyan Province, Afghanistan. It has about 61,863 people. It is the largest town in the Hazarajat region in central Afghanistan. It is 240 kilometres north-west of Kabul, the national capital.
Bamyan has the region's only university, Bamiyan University.
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Statue of a bearded man with cap, probably Scythian, Bamyan, 3–4th century.
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