Taftan, Balochistan

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تفتان
City
Taftan
تفتان is located in Pakistan
تفتان
تفتان
Coordinates: 28°17′N 62°21′E / 28.28°N 62.35°E / 28.28; 62.35Coordinates: 28°17′N 62°21′E / 28.28°N 62.35°E / 28.28; 62.35
Country  Pakistan
Government
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Calling code 0825

Taftan (Urdu: تفتان‎), (Balochi: تفتا) is a town located in Chaghi District, Balochistan, Pakistan. It is Pakistan's only legal official border crossing into Iran and famed by locals as the "road to London" because it is a famous smuggling route. Over 600 km from Quetta, getting to Taftan is a journey of almost 12 hours of careful driving.

The border crossing point on the Iranian side is at Mirjaveh.

Basic tribes of Taftan are only one, Sherzai Tribe, Mr Haji Malik Essa Khan Sherzai is leading Sherzai Tribe in Saindak, Taftan and arounds. Haji Malik Silman Khan Sherzai was belong to Saindak(Taftan), his grave is present in hamalaap near Saindak. Sherzai is The Most Powerful tribe in Taftan and Saindak

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