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Chaman Valley is the capital of Qilla Abdullah District, Balochistan Province, Pakistan. It is situated just south of the Wesh-Chaman border crossing with the neighboring Kandahar Province of Afghanistan. After Quetta, Chaman is the second-largest city /tehsil in the Pashtun majority northern part of Balochistan Province.
The city has a population of 20,000 people, several thousand of whom are Hindus.Chaman is a dry port for grapes and other fruits etc. that are imported from Afghanistan and then get distrubuted to the rest of the country. Chaman is a dry mountainous area on the border.
The main beautiful place in chaman which has attraction for all the visitors to come the pak afghan border area called chaman. Kili murda karez.
Chaman has a major railway station which accommodates passengers coming from Kandahar as well as other parts of Afghanistan. The slow passenger train runs between Chaman and Quetta several days a week. In 2008, it was proposed to extend this railway through Afghanistan to central Asia.
The city is a famous trade point in Balochistan. Traders from Afghanistan and Iran come to import and export goods in the bazaars of Chamman. Famous ghazal king Mehdi Hassan sang a ghazal about the town. The lyrics are chalte ho to chamamn ko chaliyeh kehta hai ka baharan hai. which means " If you want to travel lets visit Chamman its spring time there."
The town is also home to a football (soccer) club - Afghan FC, which plays in the Pakistan Premier League. Two players from this team are playing for the Pakistan national football team, including the captain, Muhammad Essa.
This Pass will lead you directly to the Chaman Border of Afghanistan, 153 km from Quetta. The scenic beauty is simply enthralling. The border journey is to be materialized through Khojak Sheela, a 4 km long tunnel, at an elevation of more than 1945 meters above sea level.
With an influence from the local steppe climate, Chaman features a hot semi-arid climate (Köppen BSh). The average annual temperature in Chaman is 19.0 °C, while the annual precipitation averages 232 mm. June is the driest month with 0 mm of rainfall, while the wettest month is January, with an average 65 mm of precipitation.
July is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 31.0 °C. The coldest month January has an average temperature of 6.4 °C.