Khwahan District

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Khwāhān District شهرستان خواهان
Khwahan
Afghanistan Badakhshan Khwahan district location.PNG
Khwāhān District شهرستان خواهان is located in Afghanistan
Khwāhān District شهرستان خواهان
Khwāhān District شهرستان خواهان
Khwahan خواهان Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 37°53′19″N 70°13′10″E / 37.88861°N 70.21944°E / 37.88861; 70.21944Coordinates: 37°53′19″N 70°13′10″E / 37.88861°N 70.21944°E / 37.88861; 70.21944
Country Afghanistan
ProvinceBadakhshan Province
RegionDarwaz
CapitalKhwahan
Government
 • governorDr Mohammad Ofran
Area
 • Total30 sq mi (80 km2)
Elevation
14,100 ft (4,300 m)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total27,000[1]
 • Ethnicities
Flag of Afghanistan.svg Tajik
 • Languages
Persian-Dari
Time zone+4,30
ISO 3166 codeAF,BDS,KWH

Khwahan District (Persian: شهرستان خواهان‎), (Pashto: خواهان ولسوالی‎) is one of the 28 districts of Badakhshan Province, located in northeastern Afghanistan. The district capital is Khwahan. The population of the district is approximately 27,000.[1] The district borders Raghistan to the southwest, Kuf Ab in the northeast, the Panj River in the northwest, and Shuro-obod district, Khatlon Province, of Tajikistan. Kuh-e kallat

Geography[edit]

Muhalla-i Shohun in Shuro-obod at the border with Khwahan County
Friendship Bridge between  Afghanistan and  Tajikistan In Khwahan, region's and Shuro-obod
Thetwo villages Kamar and Kaji, and Panj river.

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Demography[edit]

Young Khwahan's girls gather at the medical facility in Khwahan, Badakhshan Province, on 3 June 2012.

Subdivisions[edit]

List of villages and places, of Khwahan District in alphabetical order

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