Shekiay District, Afghanistan

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Shekay District ولسوالی شِکی
Afghanistan Badakhshan Darwaz district location.PNG
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg Afghanistan
Province Badakhshan
Region Darwaz
Capital Jarf
Population ([citation needed])
 • Total 27,000
Time zone + 4.30

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Afghanistan avalanche kills 42 in Badakhshan". BBC News. BBC. 2012-03-06. Retrieved 2012-03-07.