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The location of Bamiyan Province within Afghanistan
|• Total||14,175 km2 (5,473 sq mi)|
|• Density||27.323/km2 (70.766/sq mi)|
|Main languages||Dari Persian (Hazaragi dialect)|
Bamyan Province (Persian: بامیان) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is in the centre of the country. Its capital city is also called Bamyan. Most of the people are Hazaras, with fewer Tajiks, and Pashtuns. Bamyan is the largest province in the Hazarajat region of Afghanistan.
The former governor of the province is Habiba Sarabi. She is Afghanistan's first and, so far, only female governor.
|Kahmard||Kahmard||32,200||Transferred from Baghlan in 2005|
|Sayghan||Sayghan||21,200||Transferred from Baghlan and created within Kahmard District in 2005|
Bamiyan is famous for its potatoes.
Bamyan Province has the only university, Bamiyan University in the area.
|Sar-e Pol Province||Samangan Province||Baghlan Province|
|Ghor Province||Parwan Province|
|Daykundi Province||Ghazni Province||Wardak Province|
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