Shebartoo

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Coordinates: 34°46′52″N 67°29′25″E / 34.781111°N 67.490278°E / 34.781111; 67.490278
Shebartoo (شیبرتو/شبرتو , Dasht-e Shebartu)
Plain
Country Afghanistan
Province Bamiyan Province
District Shahidan (Shaidan) district
Coordinates 34°46′52″N 67°29′25″E / 34.781111°N 67.490278°E / 34.781111; 67.490278
Location of Shebartoo within Afghanistan

Shebartoo (also Shibartu, Shibartoo, Shibarto, Sebartoo, Shebarto, Shebartu, Sebartu, Sibartoo), (Dari/Hazaragi language: شیبرتو/شبرتو, Dasht-e Shebartu) is a plain in Shahidan (Shaidan) district, west of Bamiyan city, the provincial capital of Bamiyan Province. The Shebartoo lies on the Bamiyan — Band-e AmirYakawlang road, about half-way between the Bamiyan valley and the Band-e Amir lakes.
The seven villages located on the Shebartoo are:

    • Pirdad : پیرداد
    • Habashi : حبشی
    • Eikhtiyaran : اختیاران
    • Kaj : کج
    • Goombazi :گومبزی
    • Sarma Ghol : سرما قول
    • Bum-e Shibar : بوم شیبر

Population[edit]

The people who live on the Shebartoo are known as the Shebartoo Hazara.

Airport[edit]

The gravel strip known as Shebartoo Airport, which is also called Bamiyan Airport (ICAO: OABN; IATA: BIN),[1] is the main airport for Bamiyan Province.[2][3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bamyan BIN OABN Flight & Airport Guide" Airport Fact, accessed 26 November 2008
  2. ^ (29 May 1999) "Opp welcomes AI report on Taliban atrocities" Afghan News Center
  3. ^ Toubekis, Georgios (29 June 2007) "19th Day" Bamiyan Development Community Portal

Further reading[edit]

  • Weber, Olivier (2006) "Chapitre 52: Vallon de Shebartu" Le grand festin de l'Orient ("Chapter 52: Shebartu Valley" The Great Feast of the East) R. Laffont, Paris, ISBN 2-266-14997-0, in French; an earlier edition by the same publisher was published in 2004, ISBN 2-221-09802-1