Obe District

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Obe
اوبه
District
Obe is located in Afghanistan
Obe
Obe
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°22′24″N 63°11′43″E / 34.3734°N 63.1952°E / 34.3734; 63.1952
Country  Afghanistan
Province Herat Province
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 73,600

Obe is a district in the northeast of Herat Province, Afghanistan. It borders on the north with Badghis Province, on the east with Chishti sharif District, on the southeast with Farsi District, on the south with Adraskan District, and on the west with Pashtun Zarghun and Karukh districts.

The population of the district was estimated at 73,600 in 2012.[1] The district center is the town of Obe (Owbi). The Hari River flows through the district.

Agriculture[edit]

The following table demonstrates the total amount of irrigated and rain-fed lands in the district.[2]

Total (Jerib) Irrigated (Jerib) Rainfed (Jerib) Forest (Hectare)
79,879 77,799 151,981 81,550

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Settled Population of Herat Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Herat Provincial Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Retrieved 27 January 2016.