Baharak, Afghanistan

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Baharak is located in Afghanistan
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 37°0′10″N 70°54′27″E / 37.00278°N 70.90750°E / 37.00278; 70.90750Coordinates: 37°0′10″N 70°54′27″E / 37.00278°N 70.90750°E / 37.00278; 70.90750
Country  Afghanistan
Province Badakhshan Province
District Baharak District
Time zone + 4.30

Baharak is a small town and seat of Baharak District Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan.[1] It is roughly 15 kilometers from Jurm, on the Kokcha River.[2] Baharak Girls' School was opened on December 17, 2006 by Munshi Abdul Majeed the Governor of Badakhshan Province, it serves about 3000 girls who attend in three separate shifts during the day.[3]

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  1. ^ "NGA GeoNames Database". National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 2008-05-27. 
  2. ^ Adamec, Ludwig W., ed. (1972). Historical and Political Gazetteer of Afghanistan. 1. Graz, Austria: Akadamische Druck-u. Verlangsanstalt. p. 41. 
  3. ^ Faizabad, Badakshan (18 November 2006). "Inauguration of Baharak School". USAID Afghanistan. Retrieved 2008-06-25.