Jawand District

Jawand is the largest district of Badghis Province, Afghanistan, located in the southeast. Its population is estimated at 186,000, although a 1990 estimate by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) puts the population at 46,403. Its capital is Jawand.[1][2]

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Location of Jawand District in Badghis Province
Location of Jawand District in Badghis Province
 • TypeDistrict council
 • Total7,146 km2 (2,759 sq mi)
 • Estimate 186,000

Jawand has approximately 380 villages, with nearly all of them ravaged by poverty, hunger and disease. There are no paved roads, no doctors or medical clinics and no schools.


  1. ^ Books, Better World. "Buy New & Used Books Online with Free Shipping". Better World Books. Retrieved 2020-10-06.
  2. ^ "Map - Jawand District (Jowand) - MAP[N]ALL.COM". www.mapnall.com. Retrieved 2020-10-07.

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Coordinates: 35°03′34″N 64°09′03″E / 35.05944°N 64.15083°E / 35.05944; 64.15083