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Encyclopedia > Badghis province
Map showing Badghis province in Afghanistan

Badghis province is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. It is located on the northwest of Afghanistan, between the Murghab and Hari Rud rivers, extending as far northward as the edge of the desert of Sarakhs. Its name is from Persian بادخیز B dkhiz meaning "where the winds arise" or "home of the winds".


based on the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.



Provinces of Afghanistan
Badakhshan | Badghis | Baghlan | Balkh | Bamiyan | Daikondi | Farah | Faryab | Ghazni | Ghowr | Helmand | Herat | Jowzjan | Kabul | Kandahar | Kapisa | Khost | Konar | Kunduz | Laghman | Lowgar | Nangarhar | Nimruz | Nurestan | Oruzgan | Paktia | Paktika | Panjshir | Parvan | Samangan | Sar-e Pol | Takhar | Vardak | Zabul

 
 

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