Wakhan District

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Wakhan
واخان (in Pashto) (in Persian) · Вахон (in Tajik)
District
The location of Wakhan District within Badakhshan Province
The location of Wakhan District within Badakhshan Province
Country Afghanistan
Province Badakhshan
Capital Khandud
Population
 • Total 13,000
Nature of the Wakhan

Wakhan District is one of the 28 districts of Badakhshan Province in eastern Afghanistan. The total population for the district is about 13,000 residents. The district has three international borders: Tajikistan to the north, Pakistan to the south (specifically Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral) and Afghanistan's only border with China to the east. The capital of the district is the village of Khandud, which has a population of 1,244.

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  • Map at the Afghanistan Information Management Services