Balkh

Balkh is a town in the of , about 20 km northwest of the provincial capital, Mazar-e Sharif, and some 74 km south of the Amu Darya river and the border.
Latitude
36.7581° or 36° 45' 29.3" north
Longitude
66.8981° or 66° 53' 53.1" east
Population
11,000
Elevation
348 metres (1142 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 312726837
Geo­Names ID
1147290
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Belh
  • Arabic: Balkh
  • Arabic: بلخ
  • Armenian: Բալխ
  • Armenian: Պալխ
  • Asturian: Balh
  • Asturian: Balkh
  • Azerbaijani: Bəlx
  • Basque: Balkh
  • Belarusian: Балх
  • Bengali: বাল্‌খ
  • Bosnian: Belh
  • Bulgarian: Бактра
  • Bulgarian: Балх
  • Bulgarian: Заинаспа
  • Catalan: Balkh
  • Cebuano: Balkh
  • Central Bikol: Balkh
  • Chinese: 八剌黑
  • Chinese: 巴克特拉
  • Chinese: 巴尔赫
  • Chinese: 巴爾赫
  • Chinese: 巴里黑
  • Chinese: 班城
  • Chinese: 缚喝国
  • Chinese: 薄渴罗
  • Chinese: 薄知
  • Czech: Baktra
  • Czech: Balch
  • Danish: Balkh
  • Dutch: Baktra
  • Dutch: Balch
  • Dutch: Balkh
  • English: Bactra
  • English: Baktra
  • English: Mother of All Cities
  • English: Umm Al-Belaad
  • English: Umm al-Bilad
  • Esperanto: Balĥo
  • Estonian: Balh
  • Estonian: Balkh
  • Finnish: Balh
  • Finnish: Balkh
  • Finnish: Balkhi
  • French: Balkh
  • Georgian: ბალხი
  • German: Baktra
  • German: Balch
  • German: Balkh
  • German: Zariastes
  • Greek: Ζαρίασπα
  • Greek: Μπαλχ
  • Hebrew: בלך
  • Hindi: बल्ख़
  • Hungarian: Balh
  • Indonesian: Balkh
  • Italian: Bactra
  • Italian: Balkh
  • Japanese: バクトラ
  • Japanese: バルフ
  • Japanese: 八剌黒
  • Kazakh: Balx
  • Kazakh: Балх
  • Kazakh: بالح
  • Korean: 박트라
  • Korean: 발크
  • Korean: 발흐
  • Kurdish: Balx
  • Kurdish: Belx
  • Latin: Bactra
  • Latvian: Balha
  • Literary Chinese: 薄知
  • Lithuanian: Baktra
  • Lithuanian: Balchas
  • Lithuanian: Balh
  • Lithuanian: Balkh
  • Malay: Daerah Balkh
  • Malayalam: Bactra
  • Malayalam: Balkh
  • Malayalam: ബാക്ട്ര
  • Malayalam: ബാൾഖ്
  • Malayalam: ബൽഖ്
  • Norwegian: Balkh
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Balkh
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Balkh
  • Ossetian: Балх (сахар)
  • Ossetian: Балх
  • Persian: باکترا
  • Persian: بلخ
  • Persian: بلخ باستان
  • Persian: زاریاسپا
  • Persian: شهر بلخ
  • Polish: Balch
  • Portuguese: Bactro
  • Portuguese: Bactros
  • Portuguese: Balkh
  • Pushto: بلخ
  • Romanian: Balch
  • Russian: Бактра
  • Russian: Балх
  • Russian: Бельх
  • Russian: Вазирабад
  • Scots: Balkh
  • Serbo-Croatian: Baktra
  • Serbo-Croatian: Balh
  • Slovak: Baktra
  • Slovak: Balch
  • Slovenian: Balh
  • Slovenian: Balkh, Afganistan
  • Spanish: Bactra
  • Spanish: Bactras
  • Spanish: Bactres
  • Spanish: Balh
  • Spanish: Balj
  • Spanish: Zariaspa
  • Swedish: Bactra
  • Swedish: Baktra
  • Swedish: Balch
  • Swedish: Balkh
  • Swedish: Zainaspa
  • Swedish: Zariaspa
  • Swiss German: Balch
  • Tajik: Balx
  • Tajik: Балх
  • Tamil: பல்கு
  • Tamil: பால்க்
  • Tatar: Бәлех
  • Thai: แบลค์
  • Tosk Albanian: Balch
  • Turkish: Belh
  • Ukrainian: Балх
  • Urdu: بلخ
  • Uzbek: Balx
  • Vietnamese: Quận Balkh
  • Waray (Philippines): Balkh
  • Welsh: Balk
  • Welsh: Balkh
  • Western Armenian: Պալխ
  • Western Frisian: Balch
  • Western Panjabi: بلخ
  • Wu Chinese: 巴尔赫
  • Bactresh
  • Balhika
  • Bamik
  • Bazirabad
  • Bkahdi
  • Bākhtar
  • Koh e Alburz
  • Vazirabad

Other Places Named Balkh

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