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شهرستان شغنان • Ноҳияи Шиғнони
|• Land||1,362 sq mi (3,528 km2)|
Shighnan District (Persian: شهرستان سغنان -Tajik: Ноҳияи Шиғнони) is one of the 28 districts of the Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. It's part of the history region of Shighnan that is today divided between Afghanistan and Tajikistan.The district borders the Panj River and Tajikistan in the northeast, the Maimay district to the west, the Raghistan district in the southwest, the Kohistan, Arghanj Khwa, and Shuhada districts in the south, and the Ishkashim district in the southeast.
The Khowar, Tajiks, Khoshey, and Pamiris are the major ethnic groups. Pashto and Persian are also spoken.
Villages and places it
This District has a population of 27,750
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