|• Total||797 km2 (308 sq mi)|
Qurghan is a district in Faryab Province, Afghanistan.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.
The district covers 797 square kilometres (308 sq mi) and has 13 villages. As of 2003, the population is 27,116.
Faryab is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, which is located in the north of the country bordering neighboring Turkmenistan. It has a population of about 948,000, which is multi-ethnic and mostly a tribal society. The province encompasses 15 districts and over 1,000 villages. The capital of Faryab province is Maymana. It also borders Jowzjan Province, Sar-e Pol Province, Ghor Province and Badghis Province.
Ghormach is a district situated in the northwest of Faryab Province of Afghanistan. The district centre is Ghormach.
Saighan District is part of Bamyan Province, Afghanistan. As of 2003 it has a population of 23,215. It was created in 2005 from part of Kahmard District, and until 2004 was part of Baghlan Province. Saighan town is the largest town and the administrative center. The district has an area of 1,741 km2 and contains sixty-two villages. Neighboring districts are Bamyan District to the south, Yakawlang District to the west, Kahmard District to the north, and Shibar District to the east.
Kijran, also spelled as Kajran, is a district in Daykundi Province of Afghanistan. It has an area of about 1,886 square kilometres. The population of the district was reported in 2004 at about 26,259 people.
Khani Chahar Bagh is the most northerly district in Faryab Province. The main village, Chahar Bagh, is in the southern part of the district. In the north the district's border is with Turkmenistan. The population in 2013 was estimated at 70,000. Ethnic composition includes 35% Turkmen and 65% Uzbek.
Khwaja Sabz Posh District is the district where the Faryab Province capital Maymana is located. It is a rural district without its own capital. The Khwaja Sabz Posh district is the closest district to the north of Maymana city. Khoja Sabz Posh is the name of a deceased village elder who was famous for always wearing the color green. There is a shrine dedicated to him on a hilltop just north of the Bazaar. It contains 85 villages. Ethnic diversity includes 80% Uzbek, 10% Pashtun and 10% Tajik.
Kohistan district is the southernmost district in Faryab Province. Its population is 53,100 (2010). The district center is Qal'a, 1909 m altitude.
Qaramqol (Qaramqũl) district is located south of Andkhoy District in the northern part of Faryab Province. with an ethnic composition of 5% Pashtun, 35% Uzbek and 60% Turkman. The district center Qaram Qũl is close to the town of Andkhoy.
Shirin-Tagab is the district center in the Faryab Province, Afghanistan. The population was 141,642 in 2013. Ethnic composition includes 10% Pashtun, 10% Tajik and 80% Uzbek.
Shahrak District is located in the central part of Ghor Province, Afghanistan. The population is 58,200. The district center is Dahan-e Falezak (Shahrak).
Shibirghan District (Sheberghan) is situated in the southern part of Jowzjan Province in Afghanistan. It borders Faryab Province to the west, Khwaja du koh District to the north, Aqcha District to the east and Sar-e Pol Province. The population is 188,808 (2019). The center is the provincial capital Sheberghan. There are main roads from the district center towards Herat, Kabul, Andkhoy and Mazari Sharif. Sheberghan airfield is situated between Sheberghan and Aqchah.
Chah Ab District is a district of Takhar Province, Afghanistan. Its district center is Chah Ab. The district's economy is primarily based on agriculture and livestock. The district is considered to be under Taliban control.
Bādghīs is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the northwest of the country, on the border with Turkmenistan. It is considered to be one of the country's most underdeveloped provinces. The capital is Qala i Naw, while the most populous city and district is Bala Murghab. The ruins of the medieval city of Marw al-Rudh, the historical capital of the medieval region of Gharjistan, are located in the province near the modern city of Bala Murghab.
Zaranj District is a district of Nimruz Province, Afghanistan, containing the provincial capital city of Zaranj.
Khairullah Anosh was the former Governor of Samangan Province, Afghanistan. He is the former district governor of Andkhoy District of Faryab Province.
Andkhoy District is a district in Faryab Province, Afghanistan. The district center is Andkhoy, and there are a total of 81 villages in the district. Most people farm or raise livestock in the district. The district is considered to be government-influenced, as opposed to the Taliban.
Mohammad Shaker Kargar - is an Afghan politician, who is serving as the Chief of Staff to President Ashraf Ghani of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Aqina is a border checkpoint and border crossing in northern Faryab Province of Afghanistan. It is also a train station, serving as the second rail service between Afghanistan and neighboring Turkmenistan. Aqina is located in the northern part of Khani Chahar Bagh district, directly adjacent to the border with Turkmenistan. The nearest Afghan town from Aqina is Andkhoy.
Andkhoy may refer to:
The Shirin Tagab River is a river in Afghanistan, and travels 320 kilometres (200 mi) before ending in an inland delta around Andkhoi. The river's watershed has 504 settlements with a population of 605972, and covers the majority of Faryab Province. Downstream, the river is brackish/saltwater. In addition, the river is a source of water-borne diseases.
|This Faryab Province, Afghanistan location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|