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Langar, Badakhshan

Langar
Langar
Langar
Location in Afghanistan

Coordinates: 36°44′37″N 71°56′17″E / 36.74361°N 71.93806°E / 36.74361; 71.93806Coordinates: 36°44′37″N 71°56′17″E / 36.74361°N 71.93806°E / 36.74361; 71.93806

Country  Afghanistan
Province Badakhshan Province
Elevation 9,543 ft (2,909 m)
Time zone + 4.30

Langar is a village in the Wakhan District, Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan.[1] It lies on the Panj River, opposite the larger village of Langar in Tajikistan.

The place should not be confused with a seasonal settlement called Langar, also in Wakhan, on the upper Wakhan River, some 130 km east.[2]

Geography

The village lies towards the northern edge of the Hindu Kush mountain range which crosses over into Pakistan and is at an elevation of 9,543 feet (2,909 m).

Langar is situated 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from Romanit, 3.2 miles (5.1 km) away from Darshay, 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from Sar Shkhawr and 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from Shkhawr.[3]

Transport

The nearest airport is 49 nautical miles (91 km) to the north, at Khorog in Tajikistan.[3]

References

External links

  • Satellite map at Maplandia.com
  • Search for Langar in the MSN Encarta atlas
  • MSN Map


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