Landai Sin River

The Landai Sin River (Pashto: لنډی سين Lanḍai Sīn, "Short River"), also called the Bashgal River (باشګال سيند), is located in eastern Afghanistan. It rises in the Hindu Kush range near the Mandol Pass in the Nuristan Province of Afghanistan, and is fed from glaciers and snow to its north.[1]

Landai Sin River
Physical characteristics
MouthKunar River
 • location
Barikot, Kamdesh, Afghanistan
Basin features
River systemKunar RiverKabul RiverIndus River

The Landai Sin Valley is inhabited by the Kata, Mumo (Madugal), Kashtan, and Kom tribes of the Nuristani people. Eastern Kata-vari is the main spoken language in the Landai Sin Valley. The main town on the river is Kamdesh.

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  1. ^ Adamec, Ludwig W. (2012). Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan. Scarecrow Press. p. 84. ISBN 9780810878150. Retrieved 29 January 2015.

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