Herat (Persie/Pashto: هرات) is ane o the 34 provinces o Afghanistan; thegither wi Badghis, Farah, an Ghor provinces, it maks up the sooth-wastren region o the kintra. Its primary ceety an admeenistrative caipital is an aw namit Herat.

Map o Afghanistan wi Herat heichlichtit

The region o Herat wis historically pairt o Greater Khorasan an wis controlled bi the Tahirids follaed bi the Saffarids, Samanids, Ghaznavids, Ghurids, Ilkhanates, Timurids, an Saffavids till the early-18t century when it became pairt o the Afghan Hotaki dynasty follaed bi the Durrani Empire.

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