Bakwa District

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Bakwa

بکواه
District
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Bakwa
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 32°15′05″N62°57′27″E / 32.25139°N 62.95750°E / 32.25139; 62.95750
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Farah Province
Population
 (2004)
  Total79,529
Bakwa District Center Bazaar on Route 515 Bakwa District Center Bazaar, Farah Province, Afghanistan 002.jpg
Bakwa District Center Bazaar on Route 515

Bakwa is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan. Its population, which is majority Pashtun with a Tajik minority, was estimated at 79,529 in November 2004. The district center is Sultani Bakwa. It is situated at an altitude of 726 m.

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War in Afghanistan

According to the Afghan government, airstrikes in 2019 against the Taliban in the district destroyed 68 drug labs and killed 150 insurgents. Governor Abdul Ghafoor Mujahid claimed 45 civilians were killed in the strikes, which Defense spokesman Qais Mangal denied. [1]

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