Herat

Herāt is the third-largest city of . In 2020, it had an estimated population of 574,276, and serves as the capital of , situated in the fertile valley of the Hari River in the western part of the country.
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

Castle
The Citadel of Herat, also known as the Citadel of Alexander, and locally known as Qala Iktyaruddin, is located in the center of Herat in . Photo: koldo, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Museum
The is located in the western provincial capital of Herat in .

Localities in the Area

Village
is a village and the center of the in , .

Herat

Latitude
34.3508° or 34° 21' 3" north
Longitude
62.2164° or 62° 12' 59" east
Population
349,000
IATA airport code
HEA
United Nations Location Code
AF HEA
Elevation
927 metres (3041 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 312432807
Geo­Names ID
1140026
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Herat
  • Arabic: Herat
  • Arabic: حيرات
  • Arabic: مدينة هرات
  • Arabic: هراة
  • Arabic: هرات
  • Arabic: هراه
  • Arabic: هيرات
  • Armenian: Հերաթ
  • Asturian: Herat
  • Azerbaijani: Herat
  • Bashkir: Герат
  • Basque: Harat
  • Basque: Herat
  • Belarusian: Герат
  • Bengali: হেরাত
  • Bulgarian: Херат
  • Catalan: Herat
  • Cebuano: Herāt
  • Chinese: 哈烈
  • Chinese: 赫拉特
  • Chuvash: Герат
  • Croatian: Herat
  • Czech: Herat
  • Czech: Herát
  • Czech: Herátská oáza
  • Czech: Hérat
  • Danish: Herat
  • Dutch: Herat
  • Egyptian Arabic: هراه
  • Esperanto: Herat
  • Esperanto: Herato
  • Estonian: Herat
  • Estonian: Herāt
  • Finnish: Herat
  • French: Harat
  • French: Herat
  • French: Hérat
  • French: Hérât
  • Galician: Herat
  • Georgian: ჰერათი
  • German: Herat
  • Greek: Αρτακοάνα
  • Greek: Χαράτ
  • Greek: Χεράτ
  • Gujarati: હેરાત
  • Hausa: Herat
  • Hebrew: הראט
  • Hebrew: הראת
  • Hindi: हरात
  • Hindi: हेरात
  • Hungarian: Herát
  • Indonesian: Herat
  • Interlingue: Herat
  • Italian: Alessandria Ariana
  • Italian: Herat
  • Japanese: ヘラート
  • Japanese: 哈烈
  • Kalaallisut: Herat
  • Kannada: ಹೆರಾಟ್
  • Kannada: ಹೆರಾತ್
  • Kirghiz: Герат
  • Korean: 헤라트
  • Latin: Aria
  • Latin: Artacoana
  • Latvian: Herata
  • Latvian: Herāta
  • Literary Chinese: 哈烈
  • Lithuanian: Herat
  • Lithuanian: Heratas
  • Lombard: Herat
  • Malay: Herat
  • Malay: Wilayah Herat
  • Malayalam: Herat
  • Malayalam: ഹെറാത്
  • Malayalam: ഹെറാത്ത്
  • Maori: Herat
  • Maori: Herāt
  • Marathi: हेरत
  • Marathi: हेरात
  • Mazanderani: هرات
  • Mongolian: Херат
  • Nauru: Herat
  • Nepali: हरात
  • Norwegian: Herat
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Herat
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Herat
  • Occitan (post 1500): Herat
  • Panjabi: ਹੇਰਾਤ
  • Persian: اسکندریه آریانا
  • Persian: اسکندریه اریانا
  • Persian: اسکندریهٔ آریانا
  • Persian: اسکندریهٔ اریانا
  • Persian: شهر هرات
  • Persian: هرات
  • Persian: ولسوالی هرات
  • Polish: Herat
  • Polish: Herāt
  • Portuguese: Herat
  • Portuguese: Herate
  • Pushto: هرات
  • Romanian: Herat
  • Russian: Герат
  • Santali: ᱦᱮᱨᱟᱛ
  • Scots: Herat
  • Serbian: Херат
  • Serbo-Croatian: Herat
  • Sinhala: හෙරට්
  • Slovenian: Herat
  • Somali: Haraat
  • South Azerbaijani: هرات
  • Spanish: Alejandria de Areia
  • Spanish: Alejandria de Aria
  • Spanish: Alejandría de Areia
  • Spanish: Alejandría de Aria
  • Spanish: Hera-t
  • Spanish: Hera t
  • Spanish: Herat
  • Spanish: Herāt
  • Swedish: Herat
  • Tagalog: Herat
  • Tajik: Ҳирот
  • Tamil: ஹெறாத் நகரம்
  • Tatar: Һәрат
  • Telugu: హెరాత్
  • Thai: ฮารัต
  • Thai: เฮรัต
  • Thai: เฮราต
  • Turkish: Herat
  • Ukrainian: Герат
  • Urdu: ھرات
  • Urdu: ہرات
  • Uzbek: Hirot
  • Vietnamese: Herat
  • Vietnamese: Quận Hirat
  • Waray (Philippines): Herat
  • Welsh: Herat
  • Western Armenian: Հերաթ
  • Western Frisian: Herat
  • Western Panjabi: ہرات
  • Wu Chinese: 赫拉特
  • Yue Chinese: 赫拉特
  • Gerat
  • Herat Province
  • Hirat
  • Shahr-e Herāt

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