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.
|• Type||District council|
|• Total||7,146 km2 (2,759 sq mi)|
| • Estimate |
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.
- Map of Jawand (PDF)