Nusay District

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Nusay District ولسوالی نسی
Afghanistan Badakhshan Darwaz district location.PNG
Coordinates: 38°26′33″N 70°48′19″E / 38.44250°N 70.80528°E / 38.44250; 70.80528Coordinates: 38°26′33″N 70°48′19″E / 38.44250°N 70.80528°E / 38.44250; 70.80528
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan
Province Badakhshan
Region Darwaz
Capital Nusay
 • Total 11,000
Time zone + 4.30

Nusay District Persian: شهرستان نسَی‎‎ is a districts 28 in Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. It was created in 2005 from part of Darwaz District. It is home to approximately 11,000 residents. This is district borders with the is Districts, Shekay, Kuf Ab, Maimay, And with District Darvoz Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province,  Tajikistan.

Friendship Bridge between  Afghanistan and  Tajikistan in Region Darwaz-Darvoz! *Qala-e khumb,*Nusay

Kuh-e Safed Khers

The district was historically part of the Darvaz principality, a semi-independent statelet ruled by a mir.[1]


  1. ^ Seymour Becker. Russia’s Protectorates in Central Asia: Bukhara and Khiva, 1865-1924. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 1968.