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The Citadel of Alexander the Great
The Citadel of Alexander the Great
Location in Afghanistan
Country  Afghanistan
Province Farah Province
Elevation 2,130 ft (650 m)
Population (2004)
 • Total 109,409
Time zone UTC+4:30

Farah (Pashto/Persian: فراه) is a city in western Afghanistan. It is the capital of Farah Province. There are about 109,409 people living here. It is at 650 m altitude. It is on the Farah River.

Economy and transportation

The city is a major trading and farming center in the area. There is an airport with a paved runway.

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