Burka district is in the northeastern part of Baghlan province. Its population is approximately 49,000. The capital is the city of Burka (alternate names: Borkeh, Barkah). It is located in the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains. The district is prone to earthquakes.
- Map of Settlements United Nations, AIMS, May 2002
- District profile[permanent dead link] by the UNHCR (9 April, 2002)
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