Shib Koh District

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District
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Shib e Koh, keen
Location within Afghanistan
Coordinates: 32°08′29″N61°12′35″E / 32.1415°N 61.2096°E / 32.1415; 61.2096
Country Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan
Province Farah Province
Population
 (2010) [1]
  Total22,700

Shib Koh is a district in Farah Province, Afghanistan which borders Iran. Its population, which is 50% Pashtun and 45% Tajik, along with other ethnic groups, was estimated at 328,000 in January 2005. [2] The district fell to the Taliban on 12 December 2018, after Afghan troops withdrew. [3]

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References

  1. "Farah Provincial Profile" (PDF). Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  2. "District Profile" (PDF). UNHCR. Retrieved 19 June 2006.[ permanent dead link ]
  3. Afghan forces abandon district after Taliban pressure