Tajik–Afghan bridge at Tem-Demogan
|Tajik–Afghan bridge at Tem-Demogan|
Friendship bridge between Afghanistan and Tajikistan Across the Panj river in Region shughnon-shughnan
|Carries||Commercial and passenger vehicles up to 25 metric tonnes|
|Locale||Shughnon, Tajikistan / Shughnan, Afghanistan|
|Total length||135 metres|
|Opened||3 November 2002|
The Tajik–Afghan bridge at Tem-Demogan was opened on 3 November 2002. It spans the Panj River. It was the first of four bridges planned to be built with the assistance of the Aga Khan Foundation.
Tem is a microdistrict of Khorugh, in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, Tajikistan, which is very sparsely settled. Many of the inhabitants there are Ismaili muslims, followers of the Aga Khan.
Demogan is a location in Afghanistan.
The bridge cost $400,000.
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