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Jalalabad
Afghanistan

Photo by Abdul Hamidi - orange group, Kabul Afghanistan

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Jalalabad (Pashto: جلال آباد Jalālābād formerly called Adinapour as documented by Hsüan-tsang) is a city in eastern Afghanistan. Located at the junction of the Kabul River and Kunar River near the Laghman valley, Jalalabad is the capital of Nangarhar province. It is linked by approximately 95 miles (153 km) of highway with Kabul to the west. Jalalabad is the largest city in eastern Afghanistan as well as its social and business centre of activity. Major industries include papermaking, as well agricultural products including oranges, rice, and sugarcane. Jalalabad is one of the leading trading centres with Pakistan.

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送信日: 02/02/2011
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