The Kokcha River in Badakhshan Province
|Native name||رودخانه کوکچه (Persian)|
|Provinces||Badakhshan and Takhar|
|Dashti Qala District|
|446 m (1,463 ft)|
|Length||320 km (200 mi)|
|Basin size||22,367.3 km2 (8,636.1 sq mi)|
|• average||101–163 m3/s (3,600–5,800 cu ft/s)|
The Kokcha River (Persian : رودخانه کوکچه) is located in northeastern Afghanistan. A tributary of the Panj river, it flows through Badakhshan Province in the Hindu Kush. The city of Feyzabad lies along the Kokcha. Near the village of Artin Jelow there is a bridge over the river.
The Kokcha begins in Kuran wa Munjan District near the district center of Kuran wa Munjan and flows north, passing through Yamgan District and Jurm District. Near the village of Baharak, the Warduj river meets the Kokcha. The river then flows east, going around the northern border of Argo District and passing Feyzabad. Finally, the Kokcha enters Takhar Province, flows around the southern border of Rustaq District, and ends at the Amu Darya by Ai-Khanoum.
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