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Ghoryan, غوريان
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Coordinates: 34°20′24″N 61°28′12″E / 34.34000°N 61.47000°E / 34.34000; 61.47000Coordinates: 34°20′24″N 61°28′12″E / 34.34000°N 61.47000°E / 34.34000; 61.47000
Country  Afghanistan
Province Herat Province
Elevation 2,590 ft (790 m)
 • Total 54,000
Time zone UTC+4:30

Ghurian (غوريان; Ghūrīān, Ghoryan, Ġūrīān) is a city and the administrative center of Ghurian District in Herat Province, Afghanistan. It is 790 m high with a population of more than 54,000 people.[1] It is situated south of the Hari River along the Mashhad-Herat highway at 34°20′N 61°28′E / 34.34°N 61.47°E / 34.34; 61.47. There is a local TV station and a health center. Ghurian is close to the old city of Pushang.[2]

See also


  1. ^ ""Ġūrīān" World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2011-05-22.
  2. ^ C. EDMUND BOSWORTH, FŪŠANJ, Encyclopedia Iranica
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