Bamiyan

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Bamiyan,

Afghanistan: see BamianBamian
or Bamiyan
, town (1984 est. pop. 52,000), capital of Bamian prov., N central Afghanistan, on the Kunduz River. The population is predominantly Hazara. It was long a major caravan center on the route across the Hindu Kush between India and central Asia.
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