Jalalabad

Jalalabad

Jalālābād /dʒəˈlæləˌbæd/ (Pashto/Persian: جلال اباد‎‎), formerly called Ādīnapūr (Pashto: آدينه پور‎) as documented by the 7th century Hsüan-tsang, is a city in eastern Afghanistan. It is the capital of Nangarhar Province. Jalalabad is located at the junction of the Kabul River and Kunar River. It is linked by an approximately 150 kilometres (95 mi) highway with Kabul to the west, and a 130 kilometres (80 mi) highway with the Pakistani city of Peshawar to the east.

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