Qarqin

Qarqin
قرقین
Qarqin is located in Afghanistan
Qarqin
Qarqin
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 37°24′46″N 66°2′50″E / 37.41278°N 66.04722°E / 37.41278; 66.04722Coordinates: 37°24′46″N 66°2′50″E / 37.41278°N 66.04722°E / 37.41278; 66.04722
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceJowzjan Province
DistrictQarqin District
Elevation
817 ft (249 m)
Population
 • Total16,500
Time zoneUTC+4:30

Qarqin (Persian: قرقین, Turkmen: Garkin) is a town located in the northern part of Qarqin District, Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan at 37°24′46″N 66°02′50″E / 37.4128°N 66.0472°E / 37.4128; 66.0472 at 249 m altitude on the southern bank of the Amu Darya River, Qarqin is the center of Qarqin District.[1]

The population is about 16,500 people.

See also

References

  1. ^ Qarqin can be found at GEOnet Names Server, at this link, by opening the Advanced Search box, entering "-3387979" in the "Unique Feature Id" form, and clicking on "Search Database".


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