Qurghan District

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Qurghan

قرغان
District
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Qurghan
Location within Afghanistan [1]
Coordinates: 37°02′N64°56′E / 37.04°N 64.94°E / 37.04; 64.94
CountryFlag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Faryab Province
District Qurghan
Area
  Total797 km2 (308 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)
  Total271,160

Qurghan is a district in Faryab Province, Afghanistan. [2] It was created in 2005 from the western part of Andkhoy District. The district center Qurghan is very close to Andkhoy at 317 m altitude.

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The district covers 797 square kilometres (308 sq mi) and has 13 villages. As of 2003, the population is 27,116. [3]

Notes

  1. "District Names". National Democratic Institute. Retrieved 9 October 2015.
  2. Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, p. 1.
  3. Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development, p. 2.

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