Central address: Unnamed Road, Bamyan, Afghanistan
Time Zone: Asia/Kabul
Latitude: 34° 48' 36.0252'' N
Longitude: 67° 49' 16.356'' E
Bamyan[pronunciation?] (Persian: بامیان Bāmyān), (Greek: μπάμια which means land of Okra), also spelled Bamiyan and Bamian, is the capital of Bamyan Province in central Afghanistan. With an altitude of about 2,550 m and a population of about 100,000, Bamyan is the largest town in the central Afghan region of Hazaristan, and lies approximately 240 kilometres north-west of Kabul, the national capital. Bamyan was the site of an early Hindu–Buddhist monastery from which Bamyan takes its name (Sanskrit varmayana, "coloured"). Bamyan's name is translated as ‘The Place of Shining Light’. Many statues of Buddha are carved into the sides of cliffs facing Bamyan city. In 2008, Bamyan was found to be the home of the world's oldest oil paintings. The city of Bamyan has a population of 100,000 (in 2014). It has four districts and a total land area of 3,539 hectares. The total number of dwellings in this city are 4,435.
The latitude of Bāmyān is 34.810007, and the longitude is 67.821210. Bāmyān is a city is located at Afghanistan with the gps coordinates of 34° 48' 36.0252'' N and 67° 49' 16.356'' E. The elevation of Bāmyān is 2572.701, the time zone is Asia/Kabul.
|Elevation||2572.701||DMS Lat||34° 48' 36.0252'' N|
|DMS Lng||67° 49' 16.356'' E||GeoHASH||tw0np2cyuxxs1|
|UTM Zone||42S||UTM Easting||392182.754199599|
|UTM Northing||3852607.41833904||Time Zone||Asia/Kabul|