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History of Ghor Province

The mountain region of Ghor province is historically known as Mandesh. Before the 12th century the inhabitants of the area was Buddhists, Zoroastrians and a small number of Jews. The Lithuanian archeologists discovered the ruins of…
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History of Helmand

The Helmand culture is majorly related to the Bronze Age culture of the 3rd millennium BC and can been seen in a majority of its sites like Shahr-i-Sokhta, Bampur & Mundigak. The Helmand civilisation flourished between 2500 BC and 1900…
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History of Farah Province

-The ancient city of Fareydun Shahr means “City of Fareydoon". It is located in this province; it is believed that this city is more than 3,000 years old. The name “Fareydun” has been taken from the Persian book Shahnameh. It was ruled by…
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History of Faryab Province

Faryab is the province of Afghanistan which gained its independent recognition in 1964 after the administrative reforms of 1930s. Before that it was known as Maymana which was a sub-province of Balkh. The name Faryab takes its name from…
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History of Bamyan

The archaeological surveys in this area was started in 20th century which depicts that the area was in close connection  by culture and trade to its neighbours in the east, west and north. Various artifacts of Paleolithic, Mesolithic,…
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Early History of Kapisa Province

Just like rest of Afghanistan, the Kapisa province also has a vast history,. The name first appears in the writing of an Indian scholar Panini in 5th century BCE. He refers to it as a city of Kapisa Kingdom and he also mentioned in his…
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