Herat is a big, relatively wealthy city in western Afghanistan. Herat is the second largest city in Afghanistan, located in the western part of the country, close to the border with Iran.

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  • Location:  , , ,
  • Population:  436,000
  • IATA airport code:  HEA
  • Latitude:  34° 20' 53.4" (34.3482°) north
  • Longitude:  62° 11' 58.8" (62.1997°) east
  • Elevation:  927 meters (3,041 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Herat
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Herat

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Other Names for Herat

  • Arabic:  هراة
  • Belarusian:  Горад Герат
  • Bulgarian:  Херат
  • Catalan:  Herat
  • Chinese:  赫拉特
  • Chuvash:  Герат
  • Dutch:  Herat
  • English:  Herat
  • Finnish:  Herat
  • French:  Hérat
  • German:  Herat
  • Japanese:  ヘラート
  • Norwegian:  Herat
  • Polish:  Herat
  • Russian:  Герат
  • Serbian:  Херат
  • Slovenian:  Herat
  • Swedish:  Herat
  • Gerat
  • Shahr-e Herāt
  • هرات

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