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Maimana

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Meymaneh

(both: mā`mänə), city (1979 pop. 38,250), capital of Faryab prov., N Afghanistan, near the Uzbekistan border. A walled city inhabited mainly by Uzbeks, Maimana is a market for leather goods, silk, wheat, and barley.

Maimana

 

a city in northern Afghanistan; the administrative center of the province of Faryab. Population, 55,500 (1969). It is located in an oasis on the Bactrian plain. Maimana is a center of the wool, astrakhan, leather, grain, and oilseed trades. Carpet weaving is an important industry. In the vicinity of Maimana, wheat is grown and karakul sheep are raised.

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