Kohistan District, Faryab

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Kohistan is located in Afghanistan
Location within Afghanistan[1]
Coordinates: 35°20′N 64°55′E / 35.33°N 64.92°E / 35.33; 64.92
Country  Afghanistan
Province Faryab Province
District Kohistan District, Faryab
 • Type District council
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 53,100

Kohistan district is the southernmost district in Faryab Province. Its population is 53,100 (2010). The district center is Qal'a 35°22′52″N 64°45′22″E / 35.3811°N 64.7561°E / 35.3811; 64.7561, 1909 m altitude.

On 4 May 2014, flash flooding from heavy rainfall resulted in the destruction of public facilities, roads, and agricultural land. In the Shaman Dara area, 120 families were reportedly affected (10 houses completely destroyed and 50 houses severely damaged), 4 people died (two children, two women), 200 livestock killed, 4000 jerib of agricultural land and 200 gardens damaged.[3]


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