Qadis District within Badghis Province
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The Qadis District is located in the southern part of Badghis province, Afghanistan, between the districts Jawand in the East, Qala i Naw in the west, Muqur and Bala Murghab in the North. In the South is the Herat province. The capital is Qadis.
The Firozkhoi tribe of the Chahar Aimaq once occupied the area.
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