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BADGHIS (" home of the winds ")

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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 188 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BADGHIS (" home of the winds "), a district on the north-west of Afghanistan, between the Murghab and Hari Rud rivers, extending as far northward as the edge of the desert of Sarakhs. , It includes the Chul formations through which the Russo-Afghan boundary runs. This region was surveyed by the boundarycommission of 1885. Since that date it has been largely settled by the amir with purely Afghan tribes.
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