|• Total||7,102 km2 (2,742 sq mi)|
Gulistan, also transliterated as Golestan (Pashto/Persian: گلستان), is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is approximately 55% Pashtun and 45% Tajik, was estimated at 53,780 in October 2004. The district has a total of 109 villages. The main village, also called Gulistan, is situated at 1434 m altitude in the mountainous part of the district. The main road through the district is Route 522.
War in Afghanistan
In May 2019, Taliban forces attacked a checkpoint in the district, killing 20 Afghan fighters and abducting 2.
- "UNHCR District Profile" (PDF). Afghanistan Information Management Service. October 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 October 2005. Retrieved 6 June 2006.
- "Summary of the District Development Plan" (PDF). Gulistan District Development Assembly. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2015.
- "Taleban 'seize Afghan district'". BBC News. 15 September 2006. Retrieved 15 September 2006.
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