Kushki Kuhna District

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Kushki Kuhna

کشک کهنه
District
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Kushki Kuhna
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 34°52′17″N62°32′54″E / 34.8714°N 62.5483°E / 34.8714; 62.5483
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Herat Province
Population
 (2012) [1]
  Total44,400

Kushki Kuhna is a district of Herat province in northwestern Afghanistan. It is situated in the northern part of the province. It borders Kushk District to the west, the nation of Turkmenistan to the north, Badghis Province to the east, and Karukh District to the south. The population Kushki Kuhna is 44,400 (as of 2012), [1] which includes the following ethnic groups: 55% Tajik, 40% Pashtun and 5% Hazara. [2]

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The headquarters or district center is also known as Kushki Kuhna. The main source of income is the agriculture. The infrastructure, health and education systems have been improved since 2002.

Agriculture

The following table demonstrates the total amount of irrigated and rain-fed lands in the district. [3]

Total (Jerib)Irrigated (Jerib)Rainfed (Jerib)Forest (Hectare)
20,0002,00018,000100,000

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References

  1. 1 2 "Settled Population of Herat Province" (PDF). Central Statistics Organization. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  2. AIMS (Afghanistan Information Management Services), UNHCR Sub-Office District Profile of Kushki Khuna
  3. "Herat Provincial Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2016.

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