Jurm District

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Jurm
Location of Jurm
DistrictBadakhshan
Government
 • TypeDistrict council
Population
 • Estimate 3,000

Jurm District (Persian: جورم ولسوالۍ) is one of the 28 districts of Badakhshan Province in northeast Afghanistan. The district capital is a town named Jurm. The district is 3 hours from the center of the province in Fayzabad, and is home to approximately 3,000 residents, making it one of the most sparsely populated portions of the province. The highest point of the Afghan Hindu Kush is located in Jurm District, at 6729 meters. The district consist of clusters and villages. Ferghamenj, Kyb, Kyteb, Ularyb,Ferghameru, Khustak, and Iskan are the clusters. Each cluster contain villages; the district is largely Tajik speaking.

External links[edit]

  • Map at the Afghanistan Information Management Services

Coordinates: 36°44′11″N 70°53′57″E / 36.73639°N 70.89917°E / 36.73639; 70.89917