Karukh District

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Karukh
کرخ
District
Karukh is located in Afghanistan
Karukh
Karukh
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°30′41″N 62°37′39″E / 34.5113°N 62.6276°E / 34.5113; 62.6276
Country  Afghanistan
Province Herat Province
Area
 • Total 2,010 km2 (780 sq mi)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 62,000

Karukh District[2] is situated in the northeastern part of Herat Province, Afghanistan. It borders Kushk District to the northwest, Kushki Kuhna District to the north and Badghis Province to the northeast. To the east is Obe District. To the south is Pashtun Zarghun District and Injil District is situated to the west. The population is 62,000 (year 2012).[1] The district center is the town of Karukh.

Infrastructure[edit]

Only the road from province centre to the district centre has been asphalted and inside the district all the roads are in bad condition. 40% of the roads are open to traffic in all seasons of the year.[2]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Settled Population of Herat Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 20 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Summary of District Development Plan" (PDF). Karukh District Development Assembly. Retrieved 20 January 2016.