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Encyclopedia > Jalalabad
For the city in Kyrgyzstan, see Jalal-Abad.
For the city in Azerbaijan, see Jalilabad.

Coordinates: 34.433° N 70.450° E Jalal-Abad (since 2003 also spelled Jalalabad) is the administrative centre of the Jalal-Abad Oblasty in southwestern Kyrgyzstan. ... Calilabad is a rayon of Azerbaijan. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

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information collected by Shakir Hayat
Province Nangarhar
Coordinates 34.433° N 70.450° E
Population (2006) 168,600
Area
 - Elevation

1,814 ft (553 m)
Time zone GMT+04:30 Kabul (UTC)

Jalalabad (Pashto: جلال آباد Jalālābād) is a city in eastern Afghanistan, the capital of Nangarhar province, next to the Kabul and Kunar rivers. It is linked by approximately 90 miles highway with the city of Kabul to the west and about the same distance with Peshawar in Pakistan to the east. The population of Jalalabad is 96,000 people (2002 official estimate). Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... Afghanistan consists of 34 provinces, or velayat: Badakhshan Badghis Baghlan Balkh Bamiyan Daikondi - established March 28, 2004 Farah Faryab Ghazni Ghowr Helmand Herat Jowzjan Kabul Kandahar Kapisa Khost Konar Kondoz Laghman Lowgar Nangarhar Nimruz Nurestan Oruzgan Paktia Paktika Panjshir - established April 13, 2004 Parvan Samangan Sar-e Pol Takhar Vardak... Nangarhar province is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... ... Pashto (‎, IPA: also known as Pakhto, Pushto, Pukhto ‎, Pashtoe, Pashtu, Pushtu, Pushtoo, Pathan, or Afghan language) is an Iranian language of the Indo-Iranian language family spoken by Pashtuns living in southeastern Afghanistan and western Pakistan. ... Nangarhar province is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan. ... Kabul River or Kabal River (Persian: دریای کابل) is a river that rises in the Sanglakh Range of Afghanistan, separated from the watershed of the Helmand by the Unai Pass. ... Kunar river is located in Afghanistan and Pakistan. ... For other places with the same name, see Kabul (disambiguation). ... Peshāwar (Pashto: پښور; Urdu:پشاور) literally means City on the Frontier in Persian and is known as Pakhawar in Pashto. ...

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History

630 - Xuan Zang, the famous Chinese Buddhist monk, arrived in Jalalabad and considered himself to have reached India. However, the modern city of Jalalabad was built by Jalal-uddin Mohammad Akbar, the third ruler of Mughal Empire. Events Muhammad captures Mecca (January). ... Xuanzang, Dunhuang cave, 9th century. ... A replica of an ancient statue found among the ruins of a temple at Sarnath Buddhism is a philosophy based on the teachings of the Buddha, Siddhārtha Gautama, a prince of the Shakyas, whose lifetime is traditionally given as 566 to 486 BCE. It had subsequently been accepted by... For other uses, see Akbar (disambiguation). ... The Mughal Empire (Persian: ‎ , Urdu: مغلیہ سلطنت, Hindi: मुग़ल साम्राज्य), self-designation Gurkānī, گوركانى was an empire that at its greatest territorial extent ruled eastern parts of Khorasan (including Afghanistan) and most of the Indian subcontinent, then known as Hindustan, including most of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. ...


Seraj-ul-Emarat, the residence of Amir Habibullah and King Amanullah was destroyed in 1929; the otter sanctuaries however, retain vestiges of the past and offer a peaceful afternoon's crunch. The mausoleum of both rulers is enclosed by a garden facing Seraj-ul-Emart. This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Habibullah was an Afghani who died while in US custody on December 4, 2005. ... Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan (June 1, 1892 - April 25, 1960) was the ruler of Afghanistan from 1919 to 1929. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... St. ...


At the moment there is ISAF-led Provincial Reconstruction Team at Jalalabad active, which is led by the US. ISAF can stand for: International Sailing Federation International Security Assistance Force This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... A Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) is an administrative unit of international aid to Afghanistan, consisting of a small operating base from which a group of sixty to more than one hundred civilians and military specialists work to perform small reconstruction projects or provide security for others involved in aid work. ...


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See also

Gul Agha Sherzai was the governor of Kandahar province, Afghanistan from December 2001 to August 16, 2003. ... A Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) is an administrative unit of international aid to Afghanistan, consisting of a small operating base from which a group of sixty to more than one hundred civilians and military specialists work to perform small reconstruction projects or provide security for others involved in aid work. ... Logo of ISAF. Persian writing: کمک و همکاری (Komak va Hamkari) means Help and Cooperation. International Security Assistance Force (10) (ISAF) is an international military force in Afghanistan led by NATO and consisting of about 32,000 personnel from 37 nations as of October 5, 2006. ...

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    Twelve largest cities of Afghanistan by population Flag of Afghanistan
    Kabul  · Kandahar  · Herat  · Mazari Sharif  · Qunduz  · Taluqan  · Puli Khumri  · Jalalabad  · Charikar  · Sheberghan  · Ghazni  · Sari Pul

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    Jalal-Abad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (371 words)
    It is situated at the north-eastern end of the Fergana Valley along the Kugart river valley, in the foothills of the Babash Ata mountains, at 40°56′N 73°0′E, and very close to the Uzbek border.
    Jalalabad is known for a number of mineral springs in its surroundings, and the water from the nearby Hozret-Ayub-Paigambar spa was long believed to cure lepers.
    One of the branches of the Silk Road passed through Jalalabad, and the region has played host to travellers for thousands of years, although few archaeological remains are visible today — except in some of the more remote parts of the oblast such as Saimalu Tash and the Chaktal valley.
    AllRefer.com - Jalalabad (South Asia Political Geography) - Encyclopedia (225 words)
    Jalalabad is a military center and a winter resort.
    Present-day Jalalabad was the major city of the ancient Greco-Buddhist center of Gandhara.
    Babur, founder of the Mughal empire of India, chose the site for the modern city, which was built c.1570 by his grandson, Akbar.
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