Balkh

Balkh is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the north of the country. It is divided into 15 districts and has a population of about 1,245,100, which is multi-ethnic and mostly a Persian-speaking society.
Latitude
36.7992° or 36° 47' 57" north
Longitude
67.2373° or 67° 14' 14.1" east
Population
1,250,000
Elevation
340 metres (1115 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 312470038
Geo­Names ID
1147288
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Balkh
  • Arabic: ولاية بـلخ
  • Arabic: ولاية بلخ
  • Arabic: ولايه بلخ
  • Asturian: Balh
  • Asturian: Provincia de Balkh
  • Azerbaijani: Bəlx
  • Azerbaijani: Bəlx vilayəti
  • Basque: Balh
  • Basque: Balkh probintzia
  • Belarusian: Балх
  • Belarusian: Правінцыя Балх
  • Bengali: বাল্‌খ প্রদেশ
  • Bulgarian: Балк
  • Bulgarian: Балх
  • Catalan: Província de Balkh
  • Catalan: província de Balkh
  • Cebuano: Balkh
  • Central Kurdish: پارێزگای بەلخ
  • Chinese: Balkh Séng
  • Chinese: 巴尔赫省
  • Chinese: 巴爾赫省
  • Czech: Balch
  • Danish: Balkh
  • Dimli (individual language): Belx
  • Dutch: Balch
  • Dutch: Balkh
  • English: Balkh Province
  • Esperanto: Baktro
  • Esperanto: Balĥ
  • Esperanto: Provinco Balĥ
  • Estonian: Balkhi provints
  • Finnish: Balhin maakunta
  • Finnish: Balkhin maakunta
  • French: Balkh
  • French: Province de Balkh
  • Georgian: ბალხის პროვინცია
  • German: AF-BAL
  • German: Balch
  • German: Balkh
  • Greek: Μπαλχ
  • Gujarati: બાલ્ખ
  • Hebrew: בלך
  • Hindi: बलख
  • Hindi: बल्ख़
  • Hindi: बल्ख़ प्रान्त
  • Hindi: बाल्क़
  • Hungarian: Balh
  • Hungarian: Balh tartomány
  • Indonesian: Balkh
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Balkh
  • Italian: Balkh
  • Japanese: バルフ州
  • Kannada: ಬಲ್ಕ್
  • Korean: 발흐 주
  • Korean: 발흐주
  • Latvian: Balhas province
  • Lithuanian: Balcho provincija
  • Malay: Wilayah Balkh
  • Marathi: बाल्क
  • Min Nan Chinese: Balkh Séng
  • Mongolian: Балх аймаг
  • Nepali: बिलख प्रान्त, अफगानिस्तान
  • Newari: बिलख प्रान्त
  • Northern Luri: آستون بلخ
  • Northern Luri: آستوݩ بٱلخ
  • Norwegian: Balkh
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Balkh
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Balkh-provinsen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Balkh
  • Ossetian: Балх (провинци)
  • Ossetian: Балх
  • Panjabi: ਬਲਖ
  • Panjabi: ਬਲਖ ਸੂਬਾ
  • Panjabi: ਬਲਖ਼ ਸੂਬਾ
  • Panjabi: ਬਾਲਕ
  • Persian: استان بلخ
  • Persian: بلخ
  • Persian: د بلخ ولايت
  • Persian: ولایت بلخ
  • Polish: Balch
  • Portuguese: Bactro
  • Portuguese: Balkh
  • Pushto: بلخ ولايت
  • Pushto: د بلخ ولايت
  • Pushto: د بلخ ولایت
  • Romanian: Provincia Balkh
  • Russian: Балх
  • Scots: Balkh Province
  • Serbian: Provincija Balk
  • Serbian: Балх
  • Serbian: Провинција Балк
  • Sindhi: بلخ صوبو
  • Sinhala: බාල්ක්
  • Slovak: Balch
  • South Azerbaijani: بلخ ویلایت
  • Spanish: Balh
  • Spanish: Balj
  • Spanish: Balkh
  • Spanish: Provincia de Balh
  • Spanish: Provincia de Balj
  • Spanish: Provincia de balkh
  • Sundanese: Propinsi Balkh
  • Swedish: Balkh
  • Tagalog: Lalawigan ng Balkh
  • Tajik: Vilojati Balx
  • Tajik: Вилояти Балх
  • Tamil: பலக்ஹ்
  • Tamil: பல்கு மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: பால்க் மாகாணம்
  • Tatar: Бәлех вилаяте
  • Telugu: బాల్క్
  • Thai: จังหวัดบัลข์
  • Thai: จังหวัดแบลค์
  • Thai: บัลข์
  • Turkish: Belh
  • Turkish: Belh Vilayeti
  • Uighur: بالخ ۋىلايىتى
  • Ukrainian: Балх
  • Urdu: بلخ
  • Urdu: صوبہ بلخ
  • Vietnamese: Balkh
  • Vietnamese: Belkh
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Balkh
  • Waray (Philippines): Balkh
  • Welsh: Balkh
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ بلخ
  • Wu Chinese: 巴尔赫省
  • Belkh Province
  • Mazar-i-Sharif
  • Velāyat-e Balkh
  • Wilāyat-e Balkh

Other Places Named Balkh

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  • County, Afghanistan
  • Isfahan, Iran
  • Watercourse, Afghanistan
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