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Asian Highway 7 (AH7) is a route in the Asian Highway Network. It runs from Yekaterinburg, Russia to Karachi, Pakistan. All together, it is 5,868 km (3,646 mi) long. It passes from Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.[1][2]

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Asian Highway 7
Route information
Length5,868 km (3,646 mi)
Major junctions
North endYekaterinburg, Russia
South endKarachi, Pakistan
Location
CountriesRussia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan
Highway system
Asian Highway Network
AH6AH4
Map of Asian Highway 7

The AH7 shares its route between Merke (Kazakhstan) and Kara-Balta (Kyrgyzstan) about a hundred kilometers along with the AH5. In Kabul (Afghanistan) AH7 stops, but reaches to the city of Kandahar though AH1, where the AH7 resumes its route towards Pakistan.

According to the manual of the Asian Highway Project in 2002 almost the entire route is paved. Only a distance of 72 km in Kyrgyzstan and a piece of 83 kilometers in Tajikistan are unpaved. As of 2017, the entire route in Kyrgyzstan is paved.[3]

In Pakistan AH7 (N25 - Pakistan Road Networks) enters at Chaman. It passes through Qila Abdullah, Quetta, Mastung, Kalat, Khuzdar, Uthal, Goth Hussain and Hub, ending at Karachi. In Pakistan N25 is also called RCD (Regional Cooperation for Development) Highway.Maintained by National Highway Athuroty

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Associated RoutesEdit

RussiaEdit

KazakhstanEdit

KyrgyzstanEdit

UzbekistanEdit

TajikistanEdit

AfghanistanEdit

PakistanEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Asian Highway Handbook" (PDF). New York. 2003. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Asian Highway Route Map" (PDF). Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific. Retrieved 19 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Asian Highway Database - Country wise". UNESCAP. Retrieved 19 December 2018.

External linksEdit

Treaty on Asian Highways with routes