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Herat, Afghanistan

Herat is a large place in the region of Herat in Afghanistan with a population of approximately 272,806 people and is one of the largest places in Afghanistan. Find all facts and information about Herat.

Facts and figures on Herat at a glance

Name: Herat (Herāt)
Status: Large place and regional capital
Population: 272,806 people
Region name (Level 1): Herat
Country: Afghanistan
Continent: Asia

Herat is located in the region of Herat and is also the regional capital of this region. The distance from Herat to Afghanistan's capital Kabul (Kabul) is approximately 641 km / 398 mi (as the crow flies).

Maybe also interesting: Distances from Herat to the largest places in Afghanistan.

Facts and figures about Herat
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Herat HerātLarge place / Regional capital272,806 peopleHerat Herāt

Map of Herat

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Information on Herat

Information on Herat
Place nameRegion name Level 1CountryContinent
Herat HerātHerat HerātAfghanistanAsia

Time in Herat

Time in Herat
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 4:32pmNoSat, 21 Oct 2017 - 4:32pmUTC +4.5Asia/Kabul

Geographic coordinates of Herat

Latitude & Longitude of Herat
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map34°20'53.4"N (34.3481700°)62°11'58.8"E (62.1996700°)

Distances from Herat

Distances from Herat
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
3,808 km north of the equator5,626 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Herat

Places around Herat

11 places found within 5 km around Herat. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Herat
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Kalateh Kalāteh-2.0 km 1.2 mishow
Kartah Kārtah-2.5 km 1.5 mishow
Jakan Jakān-2.6 km 1.6 mishow
Jakan-e `Ulya Jakān-e ‘Ulyā-2.6 km 1.6 mishow
Bagh-e Nazargah Bāgh-e Naz̧argāh-3.0 km 1.8 mishow
Kayenikha Kayenikha-3.2 km 2.0 mishow
Qafaslan Qafaslān-3.5 km 2.2 mishow
Qayzan-e Sangar Qayzan-e Sangar-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Zamanabad Zamanabad-3.9 km 2.4 mishow
Kabuli Ha Kābulī Hā-4.6 km 2.8 mishow
`Abdulabad ‘Abdulābād-5.0 km 3.1 mishow

Airports around Herat

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External sources of information on Herat

Herat on Wikipedia