Chaman is the capital of Qilla Abdullah District, Balochistan, Pakistan. it is located south of the Chaman border crossing with neighbouring Spin Boldak in Kandahar Province of Afghanistan.
Chaman has a terminal that accommodates services with Kandahar as well as different parts of Afghanistan. A slow passenger train runs between Chaman and Quetta daily. Chaman is on the Silk Road on the eastern side.
The town is a very important trade point within the Balochistan region, providing a gateway on the trade routes between Afghanistan and Karachi.