Khakrez District is a rural agrarian community with a population of more than 20,000 located in north-central Kandahar Province. It is the home to the Shah Agha Shrine, one of the oldest historical Islamic sites in Afghanistan.  It borders Ghorak District to the west, Maywand and Panjwai districts to the south, Arghandab and Shah Wali Kot districts to the east and Naish District to the north. The district center is in the village of Darvishan, located in the western part of the district.
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- Khakriz District Development Assembly. "Summary of the District Development Plan - Khakriz District, Kandahar Province". Islamic Republic of Afghanistan National Area-Based Development Programme (NABDP). Retrieved 30 August 2013.
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