|District||Qilla Abdullah District|
|Elevation||1,338 m (4,390 ft)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+5)|
|Number of Union councils||1|
Chaman (also spelt Chamman) (Pashto/Urdu: چمن ) is the capital of Qilla Abdullah District, Balochistan, Pakistan. It is situated south of the Chaman border crossing with neighbouring Spin Boldak in Kandahar Province of Afghanistan. Chaman has a population of 100,000, several thousand of whom are Hindus.1
Chaman has a railway station which accommodates services with Kandahar as well as other parts of Afghanistan. A slow passenger train runs between Chaman and Quetta daily. In 2008, it was proposed to extend this railway through Afghanistan to Central Asia.citation needed Chaman is on the silk road on the eastern side.
The town is an important trade point in the Balochistan region, providing a gateway on the trade routes between Afghanistan and Karachi. It underwent development during the martial law period of the 1980s.
Chaman has been known for its football since the 1940s, and is home to Afghan FC, which plays in the Pakistan Premier League, and the Muslim Football Club. The Jamal Nasir Shaheed Stadium is located in the town.
- Shahzad, Syed Saleem (2008-08-23). "Militants ready for Pakistan's war". Asia Times Online. Retrieved 2008-08-25.
- VOA News. Pakistan Blast Sets NATO Fuel Convoy Ablaze. August 31, 2009.
- Rocket attack destroys 20 Nato tankers at Chaman border