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

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The Citadel of Herat, also known as the Citadel of Alexander, and locally known as Qala Iktyaruddin, is located in the center of in .

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


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