Baharak district is a district of Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan located about 30 km southeast of Fayzabad. The capital is the city of Baharak and the district is home to approximately 14,000 residents. The district is also called Baharistan.
Sir Aurel Stein says that Bahārak was the capital of Badakhshan before the present capital of Fayzabad.
Coordinates: 37°00′10″N 70°54′27″E / 37.00278°N 70.90750°E / 37.00278; 70.90750