Ghurian


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Ghurian

 

a city in western Afghanistan. Population, about 10,000. Situated south of the highway linking Afghanistan (Herat) with Iran. It is the center of one of the large agricultural oases in the Hari River valley. Grain, beans, olives, and vegetables are grown there. It is also a center for fruit orchards and viticulture.

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The 62-km section 3, connecting Shamtigh to Ghurian, is being built by Iran.
The officials also said that a 62-kilometer extension from Shamtigh to Ghurian in Afghanistan was started last Wednesday and is being built by Iran.
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