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Andkhui

(əndkho͞o`ē) or

Andkhroy

(əndkhroi`), city (1981 est. pop. 13,500), N Afghanistan, in Faryab province, near the Turkmenistan border. Wool is its chief product, and it has a noted trade in fruits and karakul (Persian lamb) skins. Andkhui is also known for its handwoven rugs. Legend attributes the city's founding to Alexander the Great (4th cent. B.C.). It was subject to the khanate of Bukhara for some time, until a Russo-Afghan boundary commission assigned it to Afghanistan in 1885.
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This will include constructing over 300 km of a 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting Sheberghan to Dashte Alwan, and over 60 km of a 220kV line from Andkhoy to Sheberghan.
Maimana city, Davlat Abad and Shirin Tagab districts, and other towns presently have no electricity, Andkhoy District chief Sultan Sanjar told RFE/RL.
86 million feasibility study to expand the existing rail line from Mazar-e-Sharif through Sheberghan and Andkhoy to Aqina.
Director of civil hospital in Andkhoy district confirmed receiving bodies of five people including two children and three wounded.
Displaying his best carpets, from Andkhoy in northern Faryab province, Temorzada said they cost 60,000 Afghanis -- about $1,300 -- but nobody is buying them now.
Right: The horsemen of the Andkhoy region of Afghan Turkestan employ the same traditional techniques in preparation for a bozkashi competion today as they did centuries ago.
This includes construction of around 300 km of a 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to connect Sheberghan to Dashte Alwan, and over 60 km of a 220kV line from Andkhoy to Sheberghan.
Hundreds of people, most of them coming all the way from Andkhoy, Qaram Qul, Khanchar Bagh and Qarghan districts, gathered in front of the IEC office in Maiama, in a mark of protest.
O'zbekiston Temir Yo'llari" is now expected to begin work in 2013 on the 230-kilometer extension of the line between Mazar-e Sharif and Andkhoy in western Afghanistan as part of the planned Sherkhan Bandar - Kunduz - Khulm - Naibabad - Andkhoy - Herat route scheduled to be completed by 2015, according to an action plan adopted by the 10 Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program countries at their last meeting at Wuhan in China at the end of October 2012.
Description : The subprojects proposed for financing under the requested PFR are: 1) 500 kV transmission line from Sheberghan to Dashte Alwan, 2) 220 kV transmission line from Andkhoy to Sheberghan, 3) project preparation facility for future energy projects and provision of analytical consulting services, and 4) program supervision and implementation consultancy.
The engineer, working for a road construction company, was in good health but his abductors fled when soldiers reached their hideout in Dash-e-Lila area of Andkhoy district, added Raza.
The Turkish engineers were travelling in a car from Aqcha district to Andkhoy district in Faryab to visit a project site when unknown gunmen intercepted their vehicle.