Shekay District

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Shekay District ولسوالی شِکی
Afghanistan Badakhshan Shekay district location.svg
Coordinates: 38°12′N 70°56′E / 38.200°N 70.933°E / 38.200; 70.933Coordinates: 38°12′N 70°56′E / 38.200°N 70.933°E / 38.200; 70.933
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan
ProvinceBadakhshan
RegionDarwaz
CapitalJarf
Population
 • Total27,000
Time zone+ 4.30

Shekay or Shikai Persian: شهرستان شِکی‎ is one of the 28 districts of Badakhshan Province in northeastern Afghanistan.[1] It was created in 2005 from part of Darwaz District and is home to approximately 26,000 residents. This district borders Nusay and Kuf Ab districts in Badakhshan and also Darvoz District in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region of Tajikistan.

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  1. ^ "Afghanistan avalanche kills 42 in Badakhshan". BBC News. BBC. 6 March 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2012.

External links[edit]

  • Map at the Afghanistan Information Management Services