Khwahan District

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Khwāhān District شهرستان خواهان
Afghanistan Badakhshan Khwahan district location.PNG
Khwāhān District شهرستان خواهان is located in Afghanistan
Khwāhān District شهرستان خواهان
Khwāhān District شهرستان خواهان
Khwahan خواهان Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 37°53′19″N 70°13′10″E / 37.88861°N 70.21944°E / 37.88861; 70.21944Coordinates: 37°53′19″N 70°13′10″E / 37.88861°N 70.21944°E / 37.88861; 70.21944
Country  Afghanistan
Province Badakhshan Province
Capital Khwahan
Government
 • governor Dr Mohammad Ofran
Area
 • Total 30 sq mi (80 km2)
Elevation 14,100 ft (4,300 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 27,000[1]
 • Ethnicities Flag of Afghanistan.svg Tajik
 • Languages Persian-Dari
Time zone +4,30
ISO 3166 code AF,BDS,KWH

Khwahan District (Persian: شهرستان خواهان‎), (Pashto: دخواهان ولسوالی‎) is one of the 28 districts of Badakhshan Province, Located in northeastern Afghanistan. The district capital is Khwahan. The total population of the district is approximately 27,000,[2] residents.This is district borders with the Districts, the of South West Raghistan, of the North East with Kuf Ab, And of the North West with Panj River and District Shuro-obod Khatlon Province,  Tajikistan. Kuh-e kallat

Geography[edit]

Further information: Geography of Afghanistan
Muhalla-i Shohun in Shuro-obod at the border with Khwahan County
Friendship Bridge between  Afghanistan and  Tajikistan In Khwahan, region's and Shuro-obod
Thetwo villages Kamar and Kaji, and Panj river.

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Demography[edit]

Young Khwahan's girls gather at the medical facility in Khwahan, Badakhshan Province, on 3 June 2012.

Subdivisions[edit]

List of villages and places, of Khwahan District in alphabetical order.

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