Valleys of Afghanistan

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Bamiyan Valley
Korengal Valley

A mountainous country, Afghanistan contains many notable valleys. The majority of the valleys are located in parts of northeastern, central, southern and southeastern Afghanistan. The southeastern areas are wetter and are covered by forest with trees such as cypress, Archh[further explanation needed], Nshtr[further explanation needed], oak, poplar, pine etc. The valleys of the Pamir mountains in Wakhan in the north have cold weather during winter.

Northern Hindu Kush mountain valleys[edit]

Wakhan valleys include Sheghnan, Ashava, Darwaz, Drayem, Arsj, Hnjab, Farkhar, Ishkamish District valley, Khost i Fereng, Samandan, Andrab, Khenjan, Tala wa Barfak.

Southern Hindu Kush valleys[edit]

Panj Valley, Korm, Panjdarh Nijrab, Bandavol, Eshpi, Shishil, Kepchaq, Chardeh, Sayghan, Kahmard, Salang, Darzab, Panjshir, Ghorband District etc.

Koh-i-Baba mountain valleys[edit]

Koh-i-Baba is located in central Afghanistan and contains the valleys of Koladi, Kakrak, Bamiyan, Turkmen and others.

Safēd Kōh mountain valleys[edit]

The river valleys between Jalalabad and Kabul

Valleys include Khyber Pass, Nazyan District, Shinwar District, Achen, Zarmast, Jajy, Khogyani, Kjah, Nakrokhil, Shtowa, Eshyak Hesarak, Ghelzai, Tezhin, Sarobi, Musaly, Sarkhak, Altimur, Charkh Kharwar District, Tangi Wardak, Shnz, Nawagi, Gelga Ghazni, Sholgar, Abband, Dalah, Azkhowah, Teraa, Rqiban, Hassan Khel, Mchal Ghor, Shimal, Nikah, Berkoti etc.

Paghman[edit]

Paghman District Mountains are a branch of the Hindu Kush mountains, which formed numerous valleys. Valleys include Parsa, Behisood, Nahur, Malistan, Ghab, Daykundi, Yakawolang, Daizangy, Jaghori, Ajersitan etc. There are many valleys located in the eastern and southern parts of this mountain range such as Shakardara, Gul, Estalf, Gaza, Paghman, Pshahi, Jalriz, Nirkh, Bec Samand, Dayimurad, Khowat, Qayaq Gulbury, Kakrak, Zarsang, Qarabagh, Zard ålu, Tamaki, Rasana, Arghandab, Geezab and others.

Other notable valleys[edit]

Other notable valleys include Korengal Valley in Kunar Province, Dara-I-Pech in Nangarhar, Deravod and Sangeen in Helmand Province, Darah sof in Samangan Province, Kayhan valley in Baghlan Province, Charkent in Balkh Province etc.