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Chaman City
Chaman City is located in Pakistan
Chaman City
Chaman City
Coordinates: 30°55′20″N 66°26′41″E / 30.92222°N 66.44472°E / 30.92222; 66.44472Coordinates: 30°55′20″N 66°26′41″E / 30.92222°N 66.44472°E / 30.92222; 66.44472
Country Pakistan
Province Balochistan
District Qilla Abdullah District
Elevation 1,338 m (4,390 ft)
Population (2015)
 • Total 1.800.000
Time zone PST (UTC+5)
Number of Union Councils 13

Chaman (also spelt Chaman) (Pashto/Urdu: چمن ) is the capital of Qilla Abdullah District, Balochistan, Pakistan. It is situated south of the Chaman border crossing with neighbouring Spin Boldak in Kandahar Province of Afghanistan. Chaman has a population of 1,200,000.[1]


Chaman has a railway station which accommodates services with Kandahar as well as other parts of Afghanistan. A slow passenger train runs between Chaman and Quetta daily. In 2008, it was proposed to extend this railway through Afghanistan to Central Asia.[citation needed] Chaman is on the silk road on the eastern side. Quetta Pak Karvan Trading company is the most famous Trading company of the city. Haji Wali Jan and Haji Qadir Jan are the owners of the company. Abdul Majeed is the Manager of the Company.


The town is an important trade point in the Balochistan region, providing a gateway on the trade routes between Afghanistan and Karachi. It underwent development during the martial law period of the 1980s.

Pak Afghan Border Friendship Gate[edit]

Daily 30000 thousand peoples Like businessman, Labors, are crossing the gateway on both side of borders.


Chaman has been known for its football since the 1940s, and is home to Afghan FC, which plays in the Pakistan Premier League. The Jamal Nasir Shaheed Stadium is located in the town. four players from Afghan FC currently play for the Pakistan national football team, including the captain, Jadid Khan Pathan. Also Chaman have many popular soccer players Like Muhammad Essa, former Pakistan Team Captain, Kaleem Ullah recently playing a league in America, Mehmood Khan, Dawood Khan both are brothers, Himat Khan, Hayat Ullah International, belong to Muslim Fcc, one of the oldest player Haji Qayyum urf-e- Khadako presently coaching to Pak Army football Club Chaman. Chaman City Have lots of Football teams here are their names.

Soccer Teams:-

1: Afghan Football Club Chaman.

2: Muslim Football Club Chaman.

3: Pak Afghan Football Club Chaman.

4: Bacha Shaheed Football Club Chaman.

5: Chaman Football Club Chaman.

Hundred Of Football Teams Chaman City Has.

Cricket Teams:-

1: Kabul Eleven (11) Cricket Club Chaman.

2: Amanullah Academy Chaman.

3: Afghan Cricket Club Chaman.

4: Lahore Badshah Cricket Club Chaman.

5: Baldia Cricket Club Chaman.

6: Ismail Khan Noorzai Cricket Club Chaman.

Hundred Of Cricket Teams Chaman City Has.

Afghan War[edit]

Chaman is used by NATO forces as a major supply route into Afghanistan since 2000 till Now.[2]

On August 30, 2009, an attack on a NATO convoy destroyed 20 fuel tankers and other supply trucks. The attackers reportedly fired rockets and small arms before destroying the trucks.[2][3]

Afghanistan Former President Amanullah Khan escape to Europe by the route of Chaman.

Thousand of Afghan Refugees came to Pakistan they used Chaman routes.


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