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Helmand (Afghanistan)

LC control no.n 86066478
Geographic headingHelmand (Afghanistan)
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Geographic subdivision usageAfghanistan--Helmand
Variant(s)Velāyat-e Helmand (Afghanistan)
Hilmand (Afghanistan)
Helmend Province (Afghanistan)
Grishk (Afghanistan)
Girishk Province (Afghanistan)
Found inBGN, 11/4/86 (Velāyat-e Helmand [Helmand=brief], 1st order admin. div., 31°00ʹN, 64°00ʹE)
Afghanistan Hilmand Province, 2003.
GEOnet, Aug. 17, 2003: (Helmand, Velāyat-e, short form: Helmand, generic name: Valāyat, ADM1, 31°00ʹ00ʺN, 064°00ʹ00ʺE, variant: Helmand, Hilmand, Helmend Province, Grishk, Girishk Province)
Columbia gaz. website, Aug. 17, 2003: (Helmand, province, SW Afghanistan, on Pakistan (S) border, (cap.) Lashkargha; bordered by the provs. of Ghor (NW), Oruzgan (NE), Farah and Nimruz (W), and Kandahr (E))
Gazetteer of Afghanistan, July 1992: (Hilmand: see Helmand, Velāyat-e, ADM1, 31°00ʹN, 64°00ʹE)
Geographic area codea-af---
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