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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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Ghulam Sakhi Wakilzada, DABS head for Andkhoy, confirmed the power supply to Faryab, Jawzjan and Sar-i-Pul suspended at around 11:20 pm on Sunday night.
This will include the construction of over 300 kilometers (km) of a 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting Sheberghan to Dashte Alwan and over 60 km of a 220 kV line from Andkhoy to Sheberghan.
a) Complete the detail design and commence the construction of Aqina - Andkhoy - Shiberghan (108 km)
In the second phase, it will go from Andkhoy, 35 kms from Aqina, to Tajikistan after passing the provinces such as Jowzjan, Balkh and Kunduz, under the planned TAT Railway, a trilateral agreement between Turkmenistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan.
This will include the construction of over 300km of a 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line connecting Sheberghan to Dashte Alwan, and over 60km 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.
The Project is part of coordinated international assistance to improve the road connecting Herat to Andkhoy, which will become a major north-south link across the central mountains, and significantly improve the stability and reliability of the transport system in Afghanistan.
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.