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Samangan
Location of Samangan. Click to see.
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Location in Afghanistan
Country  Afghanistan
Province Samangan Province
District Aybak District
Population (2006 (est.))
 • Total 24,000
Time zone + 4.30

Samangan (previous: Eukratidia; then Aybak or Aibak) is the capital of Samangan Province in the northern part of Afghanistan. It was a major Buddhist centre during the 4th and 5th centuries.

The town is on the banks of the Khulm River valley below the Hindu Kush Mountains.

Many Uzbek people live in the town.pt:Aybak


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