Khwaja Sabz Posh District

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Khwaja Sabz Posh
خواجه سبزپوش
District
Khwaja Sabz Posh is located in Afghanistan
Khwaja Sabz Posh
Khwaja Sabz Posh
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 36°04′N 64°58′E / 36.06°N 64.97°E / 36.06; 64.97
Country  Afghanistan
Province Farah Province
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 49,400

Khwaja Sabz Posh District is the district where the Faryab Province capital Maymana is located. It is a rural district without its own capital. The Khoja Sabz Posh district is the closest district to the north of Meymaneh city. Khoja Sabz Posh is the name of a deceased village elder who was famous for always wearing the color green. There is a shrine dedicated to him on a hilltop just north of the Bazaar.

From 24 April and 7 May 2014, flash flooding from heavy rainfall resulted in the destruction of public facilities, roads, and agricultural land. Within the cluster of villages of Badghisi, Khoja Qoshri, Murcha Ghal, Dehnaw, Ghuzzari, Yangi Qala, Kosa Qala, and Sarai Qala, 371 families were severely affected and one person was reportedly killed.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Faryab Provincial Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Afghanistan Flash Flood Situation Report" (PDF). International Organization for Migration. Retrieved 1 October 2015.