Badakhshan

Badakhshan

[bah-dahkh-shahn]
noun
a former province in NE Afghanistan.
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badakhshan

historic region of northeastern Afghanistan, roughly encompassing the northern spurs of the Hindu Kush and chiefly drained by the Kowkcheh River. Mountain glaciers and glacial lakes are found in the higher elevations of the region

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