Khwahan District

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Khwāhān District شهرستان خواهان
Afghanistan Badakhshan Khwahan district location.PNG
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
Province Badakhshan Province
Capital Khwahan
Government
 • governor Dr Mohammad Ofran
Area
 • Total 30 sq mi (80 km2)
Elevation 14,100 ft (4,300 m)
Population (2012)
 • Total 27,000 [1]
 • Ethnicities Tajik
 • Religions Hanafi
Time zone +4,30
ISO 3166 code AF,BDS,KWH

Khwahan District Persian: شهرستان خواهان‎ is one of the 28 districts of Badakhshan Province, Located in northeastern Afghanistan. The district capital is Khwahan. The total population of the district is approximately 27,000 [2], residents.This is district borders with the Districts, the of South West Raghistan, of the North East with Kuf Ab, And of the North West with Panj River and District Shuro-obod Khatlon Province,  Tajikistan.

Geography[edit]

A beautiful view the spring, Muhalla-i Shohun in Shuro-obod, the border with Khwahan County And prospects of the Kowl Darrah village.
A beautiful view the spring of khwahan county the border with Shuro-obod.
Friendship Bridge between  Afghanistan and  Tajikistan In Khwahan, region's and Shuro-obod ,Пули дусти миёни Шаҳристони хоҳон ва Ноҳияи шуробод.پل دوستی میان شهرستان خواهن و ناحیه شورآباد.
A beautiful view of khwahan county and its two 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.


Villages[edit]

List of villages and places, of Khwahan District.

 • Ambaran  • Bagh-e Sangak  • Bid Khvah(1)  • Bed-e Khvah(2)  • Bariki  • Bostanak  • Chashma-i Tut  • Chosnukel  • Chetgah  • Darbandak  • Do Dargeh  • Drel  • Now Abad  • Ghalil  • Ghuzan  • Guzun  • Howz-e Shah-e Bala  • Howz-e Shah-e Pa'in  • Jerwu Bala  • Jerwu Pa'in  • Joy-i Saluk  • Kaji  • Kamar  • Kham-e Bahar  • Kham-e Tugh  • Khengan  • Khayrabad  • Kowl Darrah  • Lal Margh  • Lughman  • Mushuk March  • Namaz-e Pas  • Nuruk  • Pari Kham  • Pashahr Abad  • Ruyanzar  • Sabz Dasht  • Safedab  • Safed Sangan  • Sang Ab  • Sar-e Biland  • Sayed Abad  • Sel Don  • Shahr-i Now  • Shalil  • Shing Darrah  • Tejkel  • Zardu  • Zarich |}

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