Qarqin

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Qarqin
Qarqin is located in Afghanistan
Qarqin
Qarqin
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 37°24′46″N 66°2′50″E / 37.41278°N 66.04722°E / 37.41278; 66.04722Coordinates: 37°24′46″N 66°2′50″E / 37.41278°N 66.04722°E / 37.41278; 66.04722
Country  Afghanistan
Province Jowzjan Province
District Qarqin District
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
Population
 • Total 16,500
Time zone UTC+4:30

Qarqin is a town located in the northern part of Qarqin District, Jowzjan Province, Afghanistan at 37°24′46″N 66°02′50″E / 37.4128°N 66.0472°E / 37.4128; 66.0472 at 249 m altitude on the southern bank of the Amu Darya River.
Qarqin is the center of Qarqin District. The population is about 16,500 people.