Baghlan (bägˈlän) [key], city (1982 est. pop. 41,200), N Afghanistan, on the Kunduz River. It produces beet sugar, cotton, and fabrics. A recently constructed highway system links Baghlan with Kabul and a number of other major cities in Afghanistan.
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