Gaz Khan

Gaz Khan or Goz Khun is a village in the Wakhan in Badakhshan Province in north-eastern Afghanistan.[1] It is located at the confluence of the Panj River and Wakhan River,[2] The village is the starting point for treks into the Great Pamir.[3]

Gaz Khan

Gāz Khān

Ghaz Khan
Gaz Khan is located in Afghanistan
Gaz Khan
Gaz Khan
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 37°1′7″N 72°41′30″E / 37.01861°N 72.69167°E / 37.01861; 72.69167Coordinates: 37°1′7″N 72°41′30″E / 37.01861°N 72.69167°E / 37.01861; 72.69167
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceBadakhshan Province
DistrictWakhan
Time zone+ 4.30

Gaz Khan is inhabited by Wakhi people. The population of the village (2003) is 149.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NGA GeoName Database". National Geospatial Intelligence Agency. Archived from the original on 2008-05-22. Retrieved 2008-05-27.
  2. ^ Adamec, Ludwig W., ed. (1972). Historical and Political Gazetteer of Afghanistan. 1. Graz, Austria: Akadamische Druck-u. Verlangsanstalt. p. 45.
  3. ^ Lonely Planet (2007): Afghanistan p.170
  4. ^ "United Nations Environment Programme (2003) Wakhan Mission Report" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-06. Retrieved 2010-07-25.