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Lashkar Gah (Persian: لشکرگاه‎, Pashto: لښکرګاه‎), historically also called Bost (Persian: بُسْت‎), is a city in southern Afghanistan and the capital of Helmand Province. It is located in Lashkar Gah district, and situated between the Helmand and Arghandab rivers. The city has a population of 201,546 as of 2006. Lashkar Gah is linked by major roads with Kandahar to the east, Zaranj to the west, and Herat to the north-west. It is mostly very arid and desolate. However, farming does exist around the Helmand and Arghandab rivers.

Population: 43,934

Latitude: 31° 35' 37.75" N
Longitude: 64° 22' 17.80" E

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  • Bost Airport

    Bost Airport (IATA: BST, ICAO: OABT) is an airport serving Lashkar Gah, a city in Helmand Province in Afghanistan. It is located on the east bank of the Helmand River, 5 miles (8 km) north of its junction with the Arghandab River.

  • Shin Kalay

    Shin Kalay is a village in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, in the Nad Ali District. It is inhabited by a Pashtun population of 11,000 and adheres to Sharia Islamic law. The village has recently accomplished high feats in education.