Fayzabad District, Badakhshan

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Fayzabad

فیض‌آباد
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Fayzabad
Location in Afghanistan
Coordinates: 37°03′03″N70°34′47″E / 37.0508°N 70.5797°E / 37.0508; 70.5797 Coordinates: 37°03′03″N70°34′47″E / 37.0508°N 70.5797°E / 37.0508; 70.5797
Country Afghanistan
Province Badakhshan Province
Capital Fayzabad
Population
  Total46,000
Time zone UTC+4:30

Fayzabad District (Persian : فیض‌آباد) is one of 30 districts that comprise Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan. In 2005, several portions of the district were sub-divided to create several new districts within the province. The remaining portion is home to approximately 75,577 residents. [1]

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References

  1. "Estimated Population of Afghanistan 2019-20" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. 18 November 2019. p. 27. Retrieved 5 April 2020.