GPS Coordinate of

Bāmyān Afghanistan

Central address: Unnamed Road, Bamyan, Afghanistan

Elevation: 2572.701
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.

GPS coordinate of Bāmyān, Afghanistan

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.

Elevation2572.701DMS Lat34° 48' 36.0252'' N
DMS Lng67° 49' 16.356'' EGeoHASHtw0np2cyuxxs1
UTM Zone42SUTM Easting392182.754199599
UTM Northing3852607.41833904Time ZoneAsia/Kabul
CountryAfghanistanCountry Code93