|• Type||District council|
|• Estimate ()||11,000|
Ishkashim District is one of the 29 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. The capital is the city of Ishkashim (also: Eshkashem, Ashkāsham). The people of the region are called Tajiks and some of them speak the Ishkashimi language. The total population of the district is approximately 11,000 residents.
Ishkashim District lies along the international border between Afghanistan and Tajikistan, where there is a settlement with the same name The border is currently only open for humanitarian deliveries.
- Map at the Afghanistan Information Management Services
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