Shortepa District

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شور تیپه
Shortepa is located in Afghanistan
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 37°15′36″N 66°51′00″E / 37.26000°N 66.85000°E / 37.26000; 66.85000
Country  Afghanistan
Province Balkh Province
Elevation 274 m (899 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 38,500

Shortepa (also Shor Tappeh, population 38,500)[2] is a small district in Balkh Province, Afghanistan. It is situated along the Amu Darya river, close to the border with Uzbekistan. The main village is Shor Tappeh (37°20′10″N 66°49′12″E / 37.3361°N 66.8200°E / 37.3361; 66.8200) at 274 m altitude.

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  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "Settled Population of Balkh Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organisation. Retrieved 7 August 2015.