Nuristan

Nuristan, also spelled Nurestan or Nooristan, is one of the 34 provinces of Afghanistan, located in the eastern part of the country. It is divided into seven districts and is Afghanistan's least populous province, with a population of about 140,900, serves as the provincial capital.
Latitude
35.3° or 35° 18' north
Longitude
70.8333° or 70° 50' east
Population
112,000
Elevation
3471 metres (11,388 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 312470055
Geo­Names ID
1444363
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Also Known As

  • Albanian: Nuristani
  • Arabic: Nurestan
  • Arabic: نورستان
  • Arabic: ولاية نورستان
  • Arabic: ولايه نورستان
  • Asturian: Nurestán
  • Asturian: Nuristan
  • Azerbaijani: Nuristan
  • Azerbaijani: Nuristan vilayəti
  • Basque: Nuristan probintzia
  • Belarusian: Нурыстан
  • Belarusian: Правінцыя Нурыстан
  • Bengali: নুরিস্তান প্রদেশ
  • Bengali: নুরেস্তান প্রদেশ
  • Bulgarian: Нуристан
  • Catalan: Nuristan
  • Catalan: Província de Nurestan
  • Catalan: Província de Nuristan
  • Cebuano: Velāyat-e Nūrestān
  • Central Kurdish: پارێزگای نوورستان
  • Chinese: Nuristan Séng
  • Chinese: 努尔斯坦省
  • Chinese: 努爾斯坦省
  • Chinese: 努里斯坦省
  • Czech: Núristán
  • Danish: Kafiristan
  • Danish: Nurestan
  • Danish: Nuristan
  • Dimli (individual language): Nurıstan
  • Dutch: Kafiristan
  • Dutch: Nooristan
  • Dutch: Nurestan
  • Dutch: Nuristan
  • English: Nuristan Province
  • Esperanto: Nuristan
  • Esperanto: Nuristano
  • Esperanto: Provinco Nuristan
  • Esperanto: Provinco Nuristano
  • Estonian: Nūrestāni provints
  • Estonian: Nūristāni provints
  • Finnish: Nurestanin maakunta
  • Finnish: Nuristan
  • French: Kafiristan
  • French: Kaféristan
  • French: Nourestan
  • French: Nourestân
  • French: Nouristan
  • French: Nouristân
  • French: Nurestan
  • French: Nuristan
  • Georgian: ნურისტანის პროვინცია
  • German: AF-NUR
  • German: Nuristan
  • Greek: Καφιριστάν
  • Greek: Νουρεστάν
  • Gujarati: નુરિસ્તાન
  • Hebrew: נורסתאן
  • Hindi: नूरिस्तान
  • Hindi: नूरिस्तान प्रान्त
  • Hindi: नूरेस्तान
  • Hungarian: Nuresztán
  • Hungarian: Nurisztán
  • Icelandic: Núristan
  • Indonesian: Nurestan
  • Indonesian: Nuristan
  • Indonesian: Provinsi Nurestan
  • Italian: Nurestan
  • Italian: provincia di Nurestan
  • Japanese: ヌーリスターン州
  • Javanese: Nuristan
  • Kannada: ನುರಿಸ್ತಾನ್
  • Korean: 누레스탄 주
  • Korean: 누리스탄
  • Korean: 누리스탄주
  • Latvian: Nūrestāna
  • Latvian: Nūrestānas vilajets
  • Lithuanian: Nuristano provincija
  • Malay: Nurestan
  • Malay: Wilayah Nuristan
  • Malayalam: Nurestan Province
  • Malayalam: Nuristan Province
  • Malayalam: കാഫിറിസ്താൻ
  • Malayalam: നൂറിസ്താൻ
  • Malayalam: നൂറിസ്ഥാൻ
  • Marathi: नुरिस्तान
  • Min Nan Chinese: Nuristan Séng
  • Mongolian: Нуристан аймаг
  • Nepali: नूरस्तान प्रान्त, अफगानिस्तान
  • Newari: नुरेस्तान प्रदेश
  • Newari: नूरस्तान प्रान्त, अफगानिस्तान
  • Northern Luri: آستون نورستان
  • Northern Luri: آستوݩ نۊرستان
  • Norwegian: Nuristān
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nurestan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nuristan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nuristān
  • Ossetian: Нуристан
  • Panjabi: ਨੂਰਿਸਤਾਨ ਸੂਬਾ
  • Persian: د نورستان ولايت
  • Persian: نورستان
  • Persian: ولایت نورستان
  • Polish: Kafiristan
  • Polish: Kafirstan
  • Polish: Nurestan
  • Polish: Nuristan
  • Portuguese: Nurestan
  • Portuguese: Nurestão
  • Portuguese: Nuristão
  • Pushto: د نورستان ولايت
  • Pushto: نورستان ولايت
  • Romanian: Provincia Nuristan
  • Russian: Кафиристан
  • Russian: Нуристан
  • Scots: Nuristan Province
  • Serbian: Provincija Nurestan
  • Serbian: Нуристан
  • Serbian: Провинција Нурестан
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nooristan
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nurestan
  • Serbo-Croatian: Nuristan
  • Sindhi: نورستان صوبو
  • Sinhala: නරිස්ටන්
  • South Azerbaijani: نورستان ویلایت
  • Spanish: Nuristan
  • Spanish: Nuristán
  • Spanish: Nūristān
  • Spanish: Provincia de Nuristan
  • Spanish: Provincia de Nuristán
  • Spanish: Provincia de Nuristān
  • Spanish: Provincia de Nūristan
  • Spanish: Provincia de Nūristān
  • Sundanese: Propinsi Nurestan
  • Sundanese: Propinsi Nuristan
  • Swedish: Nurestan
  • Swedish: Nuristan
  • Tagalog: Lalawigan ng Nurestan
  • Tajik: Vilojati Nuriston
  • Tajik: Вилояти Нуристон
  • Tajik: Вилояти Нӯристон
  • Tamil: நூரிஸ்தான் மாகாணம்
  • Tamil: னுரிஸ்தான்
  • Telugu: నూరిస్తాన్
  • Thai: จังหวัดนูริสถาน
  • Turkish: Nuristan
  • Turkish: Nuristan Vilayeti
  • Uighur: نۇرىستان ۋىلايىتى
  • Ukrainian: Нуристан
  • Urdu: صوبہ نورستان
  • Uzbek: Nuriston
  • Uzbek: Nuriston viloyati
  • Uzbek: Sobiq Kofiriston
  • Vietnamese: Nurestan
  • Vietnamese: Nuristan
  • Waray (Philippines): Nurestan
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ نورستان
  • Wu Chinese: 努里斯坦省
  • Nurestān
  • Nūrestān
  • Provinsi Nuristan
  • Velayat-e Nurestan

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