Eskan

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For the place in Saudi Arabia, see Eskan Village. For the places in Iran, see Eskan, Iran.
Eskan
Eskān
Eskan is located in Afghanistan
Eskan
Eskan
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°38′20″N 70°51′17″E / 36.63889°N 70.85472°E / 36.63889; 70.85472Coordinates: 36°38′20″N 70°51′17″E / 36.63889°N 70.85472°E / 36.63889; 70.85472
Country  Afghanistan
Province Badakhshan Province
Time zone + 4.30

Eskan is a village in Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan.[1] It is located in the valley of the Munjan, about 18 miles upstream of Jurm. Around the turn of the 20th century it had been a village of roughly 40 houses.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NGA GeoName Database". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Archived from the original on 2008-05-22. Retrieved 2008-05-27. 
  2. ^ Adamec, Ludwig W., ed. (1972). Historical and Political Gazetteer of Afghanistan. 1. Graz, Austria: Akadamische Druck-u. Verlangsanstalt. p. 86.