Taluqan District

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Taluqan
City
Taluqan is located in Afghanistan
Taluqan
Taluqan
Location of the district headquarters in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 36°43′N 69°31′E / 36.717°N 69.517°E / 36.717; 69.517Coordinates: 36°43′N 69°31′E / 36.717°N 69.517°E / 36.717; 69.517
Country  Afghanistan
Province Takhār Province
Elevation 876 m (2,874 ft)
Population (2015)
 • City 258,219 [1]
 • Urban 258,219 [2]
Time zone Afghanistan Standard Time (UTC+4:30)

Taluqan City is a district of Takhar Province, in northeastern Afghanistan. The city has a total population of 258,219 (2015)[3] and has 6 Police districts (nahias). The total land area of the city is 10,744 Hectares[4] while there are a total of 28,691 total number of dwellings.[5]

Taluqan is a Trading and Transit Hub in northern Afghanistan. Although agriculture is the majority of land (55%),[6] there are also 28,691 residential dwellings. Almost half the residential dwellings are concentrated in District 6. The Khanabad River flows through Taluqan and accounts for 7% of total land use.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report 2015". Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report - vol 2 2015". Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report - vol 2 2015". Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report - vol 2 2015". Retrieved 22 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "The State of Afghan Cities Report - vol 2 2015". Retrieved 22 October 2015.