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Samangan سمگان

Samangan MapMajor Agricultural Activities

Important crops include wheat, melons, pistachio, almonds, potatoes, onions, and caraway. Karakul sheep and goats are the dominant household livestock. There is a tradition of meat, dairy, and wool production. Rugs are the main handicraft.

Potential Development Themes

Potential areas for development include animal husbandry and breeding, perennial crop production, seed quality programs, improving infrastructures (transportation), value adding (product processing), post-harvest technology, and irrigation system improvement.

Province Summaries

Province Maps

  • Province Map (2002) (AIMS)Samangan Wheat
  • Satellite Image Map (2011) (10.6 MB) (iMMAP)

Province Reports

  • Ministry Report (MRRD)
  • Province Profile Report (1.9 MB) (NAIS)
  • Socio-Economic and Demographic Profile Report (2003-2005) (2.4 MB) (UNFPA)
  • Social Assessment Profile Fact Sheet (2012) (NHLP)
  • Province Data Link (CFC)